There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

$84 - $130

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Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church 118 / ...

$11 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church 118 / ...

$27 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula 59.8 miles

$12 - $19

Uber  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula 59.8 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula is to bus which costs £8 - £16 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Knelston, Knelson Church via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Gower Peninsula is 45 miles. The road distance is 59.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £60 - £100.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Gower Peninsula bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £16 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Cardiff to Gower Peninsula bus services, operated by Operator NADT, arrive at Knelston, Knelson Church station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Gower Peninsula is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula.
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Gower Peninsula, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Great Western Railway also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Operator NADT
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$120 - $180
UberX
$120 - $180
Exec
$160 - $220
UberXL
$180 - $250

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