There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Amesbury by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury

$56 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Salisbury National Express

$21 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Trowbridge
  2. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1

$43 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Amesbury 89.9 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Amesbury. However, there are services departing from Cardiff University and arriving at Amesbury, The Cloisters via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Salisbury, Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Amesbury is 65 miles. The road distance is 89.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Amesbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Cardiff to Amesbury, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Amesbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff University station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Amesbury is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Cardiff to Amesbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Salisbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Amesbury is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Cardiff to Amesbury.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Amesbury. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Amesbury.
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  • Distance: 64.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Amesbury, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Amesbury hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Amesbury via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Salisbury, and Salisbury, Bus Garage in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Cardiff Central to Trowbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Bus operators
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 University to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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