There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Ross-on-Wye National Express

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train, line 33 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) 33

$27 - $40

Bus, line 33 bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Country Bus Station X3
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Country Bus Station to Ross-on-Wye, Edde Cross Street (Swan Court Flats) 33

$22 - $23

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye 48 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye 48 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Ross-on-Wye, England?

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 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 Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Ross-on-Wye, Edde Cross Street (Swan Court Flats)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Ross-on-Wye is 63 km. The road distance is 77 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Ross-on-Wye is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs £180 - £220.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff University and arriving at Ross-on-Wye. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The bus from Cardiff University to Ross-on-Wye takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.