There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  28 min

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus  •  51 min

  1. 94 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 95 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 95

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Cardiff Central Station, Wales and Barry Island, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Cardiff Bus operates a bus from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Barry Island
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Westgate Street KM (Principality Stadium) to Barry, The Priory
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH) to Barry Island, Maslin Park (54 Plymouth Road)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$21 - $35
uberX
$21 - $35
uberEXEC
$30 - $45
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff Central Station and Barry Island is 11 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island is to line 96 bus which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Barry Island is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £22 - £27.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Barry Island. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Westgate Street KM (Principality Stadium) and arriving at Barry, The Priory. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

The train from Cardiff Central to Barry Island takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.