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There are 8 ways to get from Cardiff to Cascais by train, plane, car, car ferry or bus

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Train to Bristol, fly

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to Birmingham, fly

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train to London Heathrow, fly

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, train to London Luton, fly

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lisbon (LIS)

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Cascais

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to Lisbon Oriente

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff North Road to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Almada

Cardiff to Cascais by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Cardiff and Cascais is around 39h 16m and covers a distance of around 2704 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 32m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), FlixBus and others, the Cardiff to Cascais service departs from Cardiff Central and arrives in Cascais. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Services
39h 16m Average Duration
€94 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into Portugal from United Kingdom

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Yes, entry into Portugal is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cascais is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cascais is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cascais is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Portugal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Cardiff to Cascais is to bus, which costs £95 - £140 and takes 42h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Cascais is to train and fly which costs £65 - £260 and takes 7h 16m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Cascais is 1502 km.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Cascais without a car is to train and bus which takes 39h 16m and costs £80 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Cardiff to Cascais, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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KLM, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 899+ hotels available in Cascais. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 1502.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Cascais, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Cascais via London Victoria Coach Station, Paris, Cova Piedade, Lisboa, and Alcantara-Mar in around 42h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€60 - €550
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €900
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Lisbon via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €1300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €400
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€18 - €22
Anytime Day 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€60 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€100 - €140
Thameslink
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Almada
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €110
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€75 - €95
Car
€230 - €330

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