• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Cardigan by train, bus, 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, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Haverfordwest
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$49 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Haverfordwest National Express
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Bus Station to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$19 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard & Goodwick

$51 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Cardigan 95.9 miles

$20 - $30

Uber  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Cardigan 95.9 miles

$200 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 21 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 52 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Cardigan. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Cardigan, Finch Square via Haverfordwest, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

More details

The distance between Cardiff and Cardigan is 76 miles. The road distance is 95.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £35 - £60.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Cardiff to Cardigan, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 21 min.

Mode details

Cardiff to Cardigan bus services, operated by Richards Bros, arrive at Cardigan, Finch Square station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Cardigan is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Cardiff to Cardigan.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Cardiff to Cardigan.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 76.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Cardigan once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Cardigan via Haverfordwest and Haverfordwest, Bus Station in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Cardigan, Finch Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Bus Station to Cardigan, Finch Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
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 Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Cardigan
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$200 - $280
UberX
$200 - $280
Exec
$250 - $350
UberXL
$290 - $400

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 352+ hotels available in Cardigan. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

More details