There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle by train or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway

$205 - $372

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

$111 - $198

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle 173.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Tintagel Castle is 89 miles. The road distance is 173.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs £150 - £290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Tintagel Castle is 174 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle.

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There are 1021+ hotels available in Tintagel Castle. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Tintagel Castle, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Tintagel Castle via Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, and Bodmin Parkway in around 5 h 38 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24

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