There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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

Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c

$36

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$72 - $109

Train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1

$38 - $83

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Pembroke
  2. Take the car ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare
  3. Travel from Rosslare to Cardigan Bay

Fly, travel  •  3 h 54 min

  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 £28 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay is to bus which costs £28 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Cardigan Bay is 89 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay, including transfers.

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

New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay once daily. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay via Shrewsbury and Borth in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
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
2 h 5 min
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Book at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$40 - $45

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