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

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Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Banbury

$104 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Chippenham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Chippenham to Brackley National Express

$24 - $31

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton

$84 - $143

Train #2  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$105 - $158

Train, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) X8
  4. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)

$60 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Silverstone 130.9 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Silverstone is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Silverstone is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Silverstone. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Silverstone, High Street (Number 56) via Chippenham and Brackley, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Silverstone is 102 miles. The road distance is 130.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Silverstone without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Cardiff to Silverstone, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Silverstone bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Silverstone is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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Cardiff to Silverstone bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brackley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Silverstone is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Cardiff to Silverstone.

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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Silverstone, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Silverstone via Reading, Banbury, Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 5), and Brackley, Market Place in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Silverstone via Chippenham, Brackley, and Brackley, Market Place in around 6 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Banbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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 Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chippenham to Brackley
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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