There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) by train, bus or car

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

Train via Southampton Central  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wool

$80 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Bristol, Bus Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Weymouth National Express

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth

$68 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) 131.4 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) is to bus which costs £15 - £24 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Durdle Door (Water) is 72 miles. The road distance is 131.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water). However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at West Lulworth, Durdle Door Park Entrance via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Weymouth, Kings Statue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Durdle Door (Water), England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) via Southampton Central, Wool, and Wool Station in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Durdle Door (Water) via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Weymouth, and Weymouth, Kings Statue in around 5 h 53 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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