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

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 via Llandudno Junction  •  4 h 16 min

$81 - $121

Cheapest option

Fly, train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. CWL - VLY

$53 - $160

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

$80 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. 186.7 miles

$40 - $60

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Llandudno every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 3 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 Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Cardiff Central to Llandudno
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $190
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Broad Street (3 Victoria Drive) to Llandudno, Palladium (Llandudno Palladium)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Llew Jones Coaches
Phone
+44 1492 640320
Email
info@llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Website
llewjonesinternational.co.uk
Bus from Llandudno Junction, Station (Llandudno Junction Station) to Llandudno, Palladium (Llandudno Palladium)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
llewjonesinternational.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Llandudno is 210 km. The road distance is 299 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Llandudno is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Llandudno is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs £29 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Llandudno. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Cardiff to Llandudno, including transfers.