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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$118 - $168

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle 163.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$120 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle is to fly which costs £90 - £170 and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Caernarfon Castle is 124 miles. The road distance is 163.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs £90 - £130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £90 - £170 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle.

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Caernarfon Castle. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Caernarfon Castle, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 8m. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Cardiff to Caernarfon Castle once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs .

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