There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Wells by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 376 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Temple Meads to Wells, HSBC Bank 376

$24 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 376 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Bristol, Bus Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Wells, HSBC Bank 376

$11 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Wells 64.5 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Wells is to bus and line 376 bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Wells is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Wells is 30 miles. The road distance is 64.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Cardiff to Wells, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Wells. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Wells, HSBC Bank via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Wells via Bristol, Bus Station in around 2 h 34 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 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Temple Meads to Wells, HSBC Bank
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Wells, HSBC Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
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, Sophia Gardens to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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