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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton by train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Dawlish

Train via Bristol

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

Drive

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton

Cardiff to Bishopsteignton by train and bus

The journey time between Cardiff and Bishopsteignton is around 3h 28m and covers a distance of around 132 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 20m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Stagecoach South West and Tavistock Country Bus, the Cardiff to Bishopsteignton service departs from Cardiff Central and arrives in Bishopsteignton, Cockhaven Road. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 59m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
3h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 20m
Journey distance:
132 miles
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
£48
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:00
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cardiff to Bishopsteignton train and bus schedules

Cardiff → Bishopsteignton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bishopsteignton is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 4m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Bishopsteignton is 66 miles. The road distance is 123.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £45 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Bishopsteignton is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Cardiff to Bishopsteignton.

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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Cardiff Central to Dawlish 4 times a day. Tickets cost £45 - £60 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140

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