There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Llangollen by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Wrexham General

$58 - $87

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Llangollen 138 miles

$29 - $45

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The distance between Cardiff and Llangollen is 104 miles. The road distance is 138 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Llangollen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Cardiff to Llangollen, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Llangollen is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Cardiff to Llangollen.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Llangollen. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Llangollen.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Llangollen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
03333 211 202
Train from Cardiff Central to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130

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