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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Usk by train, taxi, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Pontypool & New Inn
  2. Take a taxi from Pontypool & New Inn to Usk

$24 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Dumfries Place HC to Cwmbran, Bus Station X3
  2. Take a taxi from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Usk

$23 - $28

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Usk 26.6 miles

$75 - $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

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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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The best way to get from Cardiff to Usk without a car is to train and taxi which takes 44 min and costs £18 - £25.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Cardiff to Usk, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Usk is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Cardiff to Usk.

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There are 342+ hotels available in Usk. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Usk.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cardiff to Usk. However, you can take the train to Pontypool & New Inn then take the taxi to Usk. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cwmbran, Bus Station then take the taxi to Usk.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Pontypool & New Inn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Dumfries Place HC to Cwmbran, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
$75 - $100
UberXL
$80 - $120
Taxi from Pontypool & New Inn to Usk
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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