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

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hanborough

$77 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Cheltenham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Witney, Market Square (Corn Exchange) 853

$26 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6

$44 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace 106.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Blenheim Palace. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Woodstock, Blenheim Palace (Blenheim Palace Gates) via Royal Well Bus Station and Witney, Market Square (Corn Exchange). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Hanborough via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Blenheim Palace is 82 miles. The road distance is 106.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Blenheim Palace bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Blenheim Palace, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace via Reading and Hanborough in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Blenheim Palace via Cheltenham, Royal Well Bus Station, Witney, Market Square (Corn Exchange), and Woodstock, Blenheim Palace (Blenheim Palace Gates) in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Reading to Hanborough
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Witney, Market Square (Corn Exchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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