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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Silverstone by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h

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

$81 - $143

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square S6
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X5

$62 - $99

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 5 min

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

$102 - $177

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...

$71 - $89

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 drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 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, Cach Yard Farm via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Central Milton Keynes, Theatre District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 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 5 h and costs £60 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 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 5 h and costs £60 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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Cardiff to Silverstone bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 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: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Cardiff to Silverstone via Birmingham New Street, Northampton, and Northampton, Rail Station approach road in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Silverstone via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Central Milton Keynes, Theatre District in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Reading to Banbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
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 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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