There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster

$102 - $190

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Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to Bristol Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R
  3. Take the bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Seaton, Tramway Station 9A

$42 - $46

4 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Axminster

$75 - $130

Train, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Trinity Square 30

$65 - $102

Train, bus via Sidmouth, Triangle  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
  2. Take the bus from Taunton Station South Side to Sidmouth, Triangle 387

$69 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast 104.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Rousdon, Garage via Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R and Seaton, Harbour Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Jurassic Coast is 54 miles. The road distance is 104.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £75 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Jurassic Coast bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £75 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £32 - £35 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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Cardiff to Jurassic Coast bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Seaton, Tramway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Jurassic Coast is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast.
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  • Distance: 54.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Jurassic Coast, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast via Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids, and Axminster in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Jurassic Coast via Bristol Airport, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R, Seaton, Tramway Station, Seaton, Harbour Road, and Rousdon, Garage in around 6 h 18 min.

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 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Cardiff Central to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Axminster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
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, Castle Street to Bristol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Seaton, Tramway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Bus Station to Axminster, Trinity Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton Station South Side to Sidmouth, Triangle
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk

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