There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Lisvane by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Lisvane & Thornhill

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Thornhill, Copperfield Drive 27 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Lisvane 5.6 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Lisvane 5.6 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Walk from Cardiff to Lisvane 4.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Lisvane is to train which costs £2 - £4 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Lisvane is to train which costs £2 - £4 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Thornhill, Copperfield Drive. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Lisvane & Thornhill. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Lisvane is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Lisvane without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Lisvane & Thornhill takes 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Lisvane bus services, operated by Cardiff Bus, depart from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Lisvane.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Lisvane, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Lisvane hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, Cardiff Bus operates a bus from Cardiff to Lisvane every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Lisvane & Thornhill
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
First Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Thornhill, Copperfield Drive
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Thornhill, Copperfield Drive
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Capital Links / Cardiff
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
enquiries@capitallinks.co.uk
Website
capitallinks.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road Stop GN (Multistorey Car Park) to Thornhill, Copperfield Drive
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Capital Links / Cardiff
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Lisvane
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$12 - $18
UberX
$12 - $18
Exec
$20 - $28
UberXL
$17 - $26
Taxi from Cardiff to Lisvane
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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