There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Llandaf

$7 - $11

6 alternative options

Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Whitchurch, Merthyr Road Shops (Coral) 132 / ...

$8 - $9

Train via Cardiff Queen Street  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Llandaf

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch 12.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch 12.7 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Whitchurch 12.7 miles

$60 - $85

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch 12.7 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Whitchurch, Merthyr Road Shops (Coral) via Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rhoose and arriving at Llandaf. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Whitchurch is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from Rhoose to Llandaf takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Rhoose station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch is to train which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £7 and takes 49 min.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Whitchurch, Merthyr Road Shops (Coral) station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llandaf station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and Cardiff, Philharmonic in around 49 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Llandaf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Rhoose to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Llandaf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
First Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
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 Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Whitchurch, Merthyr Road Shops (Coral)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Westgate Street to Whitchurch, Merthyr Road Shops (Coral)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
Exec
$35 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Whitchurch
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Whitchurch
Estimated price
$60 - $85

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