There are 13 ways to get from Cardiff to Italy by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly Cardiff to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CWL - MXP

$83 - $372

Cheapest option

Train to Bristol, fly to Bologna  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bologna (BLQ) BRS - BLQ

$70 - $1,770

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Train to Bristol, fly to Rome  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rome (FCO) BRS - FCO

$127 - $483

Train to Bristol, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Pisa (PSA) BRS - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$109 - $338

Train to Bristol, fly to Naples  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Naples (NAP) BRS - NAP

$99 - $376

Train to Bristol, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BRS - BGY

$105 - $468

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

$150 - $412

Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

$140 - $461

Train  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$352 - $805

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$114 - $186

Bus Eurolines FR  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$155 - $270

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  7. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$605 - $810

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome

$313 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Italy is to bus which costs £85 - £150 and takes 30 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Italy is to fly which costs £60 - £290 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Italy is 966 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Cardiff to Italy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Italy. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via London, Paris, Paris and Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Italy?

Flybe, KLM and Air France fly from Cardiff to Milan 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cardiff to Rome via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 18 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cardiff to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $5,000
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $5,500
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $3,400
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $850
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $470
Premier
$330 - $550
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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