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There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Taffs Well

$3 - $5

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Line 132 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA to Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge 132

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Castell Coch 6.5 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Castell Coch 6.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Castell Coch 6.5 miles

$13 - $21

Walk  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Walk from Cardiff to Castell Coch 6.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch is to taxi which costs £15 - £19 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA and arriving at Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Taffs Well. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Castell Coch is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Taffs Well takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cardiff to Castell Coch bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA station.

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Cardiff to Castell Coch train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch is to train which takes 27 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus, which costs and takes 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Castell Coch, Cardiff, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Castell Coch every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff to Castell Coch every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Taffs Well
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA to Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Castell Coch
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $21
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uber.com
Assist
$13 - $21
UberX
$13 - $21
Exec
$22 - $35
UberXL
$20 - $29
Taxi from Cardiff to Castell Coch
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Cardiff to Castell Coch bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge station.

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Cardiff to Castell Coch train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Taffs Well station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Castell Coch is 6 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Cardiff to Castell Coch.

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There are 496+ hotels available in Castell Coch. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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