There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula by train, bus, car or towncar

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  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

$84 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, line 118 bus via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) X2
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X1
  3. Take the line 118 bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church 114 / ...

$13 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, line 118 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
  2. Take the line 118 bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church 114 / ...

$27 - $54

Bus National Express, line 118 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 202 / ...
  2. Take the line 118 bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Knelston, Knelson Church 114 / ...

$14 - $17

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

$130 - $180

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 47 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 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Bus operators
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
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
National Express
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$130 - $180
uberX
$130 - $180
uberEXEC
$160 - $220
uberXL
$180 - $260

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Gower Peninsula is 73 km. The road distance is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Gower Peninsula is to bus and line 118 bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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

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 47 min.

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