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

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Train, line 376 bus  •  2 h 7 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 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express / ...
  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

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Wells is to bus and line 376 bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 2 h 47 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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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Wells. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Wells, HSBC Bank via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 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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The best way to get from Cardiff to Wells without a car is to train and line 376 bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £18 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Cardiff to Wells, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Wells bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Wells bus services, operated by First, arrive at Wells, HSBC Bank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Wells is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Cardiff to Wells.

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There are 539+ hotels available in Wells. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Wells.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Wells via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bristol, Bus Station in around 2 h 47 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
Bus operators
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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