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 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury

$59 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Bristol, Bus Station 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol to Salisbury National Express

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Trowbridge
  2. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row 265 / ...

$45 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Amesbury 89.9 miles

$19 - $28

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Amesbury every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Amesbury via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol, Salisbury, and Salisbury, Bus Garage in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Cardiff Central to Trowbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Amesbury is 103 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Amesbury is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Amesbury is to drive which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Amesbury. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Amesbury, The Cloisters via Bristol and Salisbury, Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Cardiff to Amesbury, including transfers.