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

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Bus New Adventure Travel  •  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

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Train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$72 - $108

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 - $81

Bus Stagecoach South Wales  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) T4
  2. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) X47

$38

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 distance between Cardiff and Cardigan Bay is 89 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cardigan Bay without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min 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 bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

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

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Flybe offers flights from Cardiff Airport to Anglesey Airport.

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There are 155+ 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 30 min 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: 4 h 21 min

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 6 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 36 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 - $35
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
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk

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