There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Newport by train, bus, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Haverfordwest
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station (Haverfordwest Railway Station) to Newport, Castle Hotel (Castle Hotel PH) T5

$48 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station to Haverfordwest National Express

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard & Goodwick

$50 - $76

Bus New Adventure Travel  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberaeron, Alban Square T1c
  2. Take the bus from Aberaeron, Alban Square to Newport, Castle Hotel (Castle Hotel PH) T5

$38 - $41

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Newport 99.6 miles

$21 - $35

Uber  •  2 h

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Newport 99.6 miles

$210 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Newport is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Newport is to drive which takes 2 h and costs £16 - £24.

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The distance between Cardiff and Newport is 129 km. The road distance is 159 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Cardiff to Newport, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Newport. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Newport, Castle Hotel (Castle Hotel PH) via Haverfordwest, Bus Station (Haverfordwest Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Newport once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Newport once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 30 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 Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station (Haverfordwest Railway Station) to Newport, Castle Hotel (Castle Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Aberaeron, Alban Square to Newport, Castle Hotel (Castle Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberaeron, Alban Square
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Newport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $290
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uber.com
uberASSIST
$210 - $290
uberX
$210 - $290
uberEXEC
$260 - $360
uberXL
$300 - $420

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