There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester

$29 - $73

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Gloucester National Express

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester

$29 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester 76.4 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Gloucester 76.4 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Gloucester via Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) and Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Rhoose and arriving at Gloucester via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Gloucester is 57 miles. The road distance is 76.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £21 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester, including transfers.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 57.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

What companies run services between Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales and Gloucester, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Gloucester via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse), Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade), Pontcanna, Talbot Street (Cathedral Hotel), and Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Gloucester
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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