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

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Train, bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Ystrad Mynach
  2. Take the bus from Ystrad Mynach, Central Cafe to Nelson, Llwyn yr Eos C16

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Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Nelson 17.6 miles

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Nelson 17.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Nelson 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Nelson is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Nelson is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Nelson is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Nelson without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Cardiff to Nelson, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Nelson is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Cardiff to Nelson.

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There are 486+ hotels available in Nelson. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Nelson.
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cardiff to Nelson. However, you can take the train to Ystrad Mynach, take the walk to Ystrad Mynach, Central Cafe, then take the bus to Nelson, Llwyn yr Eos. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nelson.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Ystrad Mynach
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Harris Coaches
Phone
01527 872857
Email
info@harriscoaches.com
Website
harriscoaches.com
Bus from Ystrad Mynach, Central Cafe to Nelson, Llwyn yr Eos
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
harriscoaches.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Nelson
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Cardiff to Nelson
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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