There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Monmouth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Monmouth National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Chepstow
  2. Take the bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) 65 / ...

$20 - $56

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Monmouth 36.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Monmouth 36.8 miles

$7 - $12

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff University and arriving at Monmouth. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Monmouth is 30 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Monmouth without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from Cardiff University to Monmouth takes 1 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Cardiff to Monmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff University station.

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Cardiff to Monmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Monmouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Monmouth is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Cardiff to Monmouth.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Monmouth.
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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Monmouth once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Chepstow
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff University to Monmouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Monmouthshire County
Phone
+44 1633 644644
Email
contact@monmouthshire.gov.uk
Website
monmouthshire.gov.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
monmouthshire.gov.uk
Phil Anslow
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Phil Anslow
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Monmouth
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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