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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  28 min

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

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge 132 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  12 min

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

$20 - $24

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 - $20

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

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Taffs Well takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Taffs Well. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Castell Coch.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 28 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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Cardiff to Castell Coch every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 24 min. New Adventure Travel also services this route 3 times a day.

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
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
First Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GE (1 Kingsway) to Tongwynlais, Ynys Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Castell Coch
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$13 - $20
UberX
$13 - $20
Exec
$22 - $30
UberXL
$19 - $29
Taxi from Cardiff to Castell Coch
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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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