There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Llanwrtyd

$41 - $79

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Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) T4

$26

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells 66.7 miles

$14 - $21

Uber  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells 66.7 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Llanwrtyd Wells, Victoria Square (New Inn PH) via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Llanwrtyd via Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Llanwrtyd Wells is 48 miles. The road distance is 66.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells without a car is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) station.

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Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells is to train which takes 3 h 41 min and costs £30 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) station.

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Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llanwrtyd station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells.
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  • Distance: 47.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells via Swansea in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Swansea to Llanwrtyd
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Llanwrtyd Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$140 - $200
UberX
$140 - $200
Exec
$180 - $250
UberXL
$200 - $280

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