There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 8 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Temple Meads to Clifton, Bristol Zoo 8

$23 - $57

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Bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Broadmead, The Horsefair to Clifton, Bristol Zoo 8

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo 41.8 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo 41.8 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo. However, there are services departing from Cardiff University and arriving at Clifton, Bristol Zoo via Broadmead, The Horsefair. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Bristol Zoo is 24 miles. The road distance is 41.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo without a car is to train and line 8 bus which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £17 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo, including transfers.

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

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Cardiff to Bristol Zoo bus services, operated by First, arrive at Clifton, Bristol Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Bristol Zoo is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Bristol Zoo, England?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Broadmead, The Horsefair, and Clifton, Bristol Zoo in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Temple Meads to Clifton, Bristol Zoo
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Broadmead, The Horsefair to Clifton, Bristol Zoo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Bristol Zoo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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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