There are 10 ways to get from Cardiff to North Yorkshire by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Leeds

$115 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station to Leeds National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Ripon, Borrage Bridge (Stonefield Avenue) 36

$30 - $36

8 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Ripon, Borrage Bridge (Stonefield Avenue) 36

$41 - $63

Train, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Infirmary Street (Number 1 Park Row Building) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove) 36

$99 - $139

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to North Yorkshire 255.5 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Cardiff to Newcastle, train, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Northallerton
  3. Take the bus from Northallerton, County Hall (rail station) to Ure Bank, North Bridge (Hutton Bank)

$89 - $320

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Northallerton
  4. Take the bus from Northallerton, County Hall (rail station) to Ure Bank, North Bridge (Hutton Bank)

$91 - $279

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$182 - $404

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$207 - $490

Train, train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$151 - $371

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to North Yorkshire is to bus which costs £23 - £27 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to North Yorkshire is to drive which takes 4 h 16 min and costs £40 - £60.

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The distance between Cardiff and North Yorkshire is 319 km. The road distance is 409 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Cardiff to North Yorkshire, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to North Yorkshire. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Kingsway and arriving at Ripon, Borrage Bridge (Stonefield Avenue) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and North Yorkshire, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to North Yorkshire via Bristol Parkway, Leeds, Harrogate, and Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 (Cambridge Street) in around 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to North Yorkshire via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Parkway to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $26
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Ripon, Borrage Bridge (Stonefield Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Infirmary Street (Number 1 Park Row Building) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Silverline
Phone
01217055555
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Northallerton, County Hall (rail station) to Ure Bank, North Bridge (Hutton Bank)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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