There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Usk by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train, line 60 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Usk, Clock Tower 60

$10 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus, line 60 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk 30 / ...
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Usk, Clock Tower 60

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus, line 63 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office) X3
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office) to Usk, Clock Tower 63

$12

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Usk 26.6 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Usk 26.6 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Usk 26.6 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Usk is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Usk is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Usk is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Cardiff to Usk, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Usk. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) and arriving at Usk, Clock Tower via Newport, Friars Walk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The nearest airport to Usk is Bristol (BRS) Airport which is 23.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Cardiff (CWL) (28.4 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (72.1 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (107 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (109.3 miles).

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Usk.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Usk via Newport, Friars Walk in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Newport Bus
Phone
+44 1633 263600
Email
managingdirector@newporttransport.co.uk
Website
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Usk, Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
newportbus.co.uk
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
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 Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office) to Usk, Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Usk
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$55 - $80
UberX
$55 - $80
Exec
$70 - $100
UberXL
$80 - $110
Taxi from Cardiff to Usk
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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