There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff to Newport by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)

$5 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cardiff to Newport 13.5 miles

$1 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Newport, Kingsway National Express / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Newport 13.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Newport 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Newport 13.7 miles

$29 - $45

Walk  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Walk from Cardiff to Newport 12.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Newport is to rideshare which costs £1 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Newport is to train which costs £4 - £30 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Newport is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales) takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Newport, Kingsway. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Newport (S Wales). Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Newport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 12 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Newport hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
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, Sophia Gardens to Newport, Kingsway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Newport Bus
Phone
+44 1633 263600
Email
managingdirector@newporttransport.co.uk
Website
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Heath, Main Car Park (multistorey carpark) to Crindau, Barrack Hill (Edwin Industrial Estate)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
newportbus.co.uk
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Churchill Way to Newport, Police Station (Newport Central Poice Station)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cardiff to Newport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Newport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$29 - $45
uberX
$29 - $45
uberEXEC
$40 - $55
uberXL
$40 - $60
Taxi from Cardiff to Newport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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