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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay by train, bus or plane

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Borth

$71 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Haverfordwest National Express
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Bus Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 T5

$24 - $33

1 alternative option

Fly, travel  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  2. Travel from Anglesey to Cardigan Bay

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay is to train which costs £50 - £85 and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Cardigan Bay is 89 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 7h 52m.

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

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Cardigan Bay. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay.
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  • Distance: 89.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Cardigan Bay, Wales, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay via Shrewsbury and Borth in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay via Haverfordwest, Haverfordwest, Bus Station, and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 in around 7h 52m.

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 Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Shrewsbury to Borth
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Richards Bros

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