There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Caerleon by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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, line 27 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Newport, Caerleon PO (Olde Bull PH) 60 / ...

$9 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus, line 27 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk 30 / ...
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Newport, Caerleon PO (Olde Bull PH) 60 / ...

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn) to Newport, Market Square X5

$9

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Caerleon 17.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Caerleon 17.5 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Caerleon 17.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Caerleon. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) and arriving at Newport, Caerleon PO (Olde Bull PH) via Newport, Friars Walk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Caerleon is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caerleon without a car is to train and line 27 bus which takes 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Cardiff to Caerleon, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Caerleon bus services, operated by Cardiff Bus, depart from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) station.

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Cardiff to Caerleon bus services, operated by Newport Bus, arrive at Newport, Caerleon PO (Olde Bull PH) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Caerleon is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Cardiff to Caerleon.

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There are 469+ hotels available in Caerleon. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Caerleon.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Caerleon, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Caerleon via Newport, Friars Walk in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Newport Bus
Phone
+44 1633 263600
Email
managingdirector@newporttransport.co.uk
Website
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Newport, Caerleon PO (Olde Bull PH)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
newportbus.co.uk
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Holiday Inn) to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Caerleon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Cardiff to Caerleon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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