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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle by train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  23m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly

$3 - $6

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Taxi  •  12m

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$24 - $29

Drive  •  12m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12m

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 7.9 miles

$16 - $25

Walk  •  2h 51m

  1. Walk from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle 8.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle is to taxi which costs £18 - £23 and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Caerphilly. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle without a car is to train which takes 23m and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly takes 15m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Caerphilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12m to drive from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Caerphilly Castle. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 23m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 15m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$16 - $25
UberX
$16 - $25
Exec
$26 - $35
UberXL
$24 - $35
Taxi from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle
Ave. Duration
12m
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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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