There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Llanberis by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$88 - $131

Cheapest option

Fly, line 85 bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY
  2. Take the line 85 bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Llanberis, Joe Brown (Menai Hall)

$38 - $119

2 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) T2

$65 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Llanberis 164.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Llanberis is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Llanberis is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Llanberis is 121 miles. The road distance is 164.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Cardiff to Llanberis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Llanberis. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and arriving at Llanberis, Joe Brown (Menai Hall) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Llanberis every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Llanberis via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), and Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Llanberis, Joe Brown (Menai Hall)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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