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There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$89 - $159

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Bus via Finsbury Park station  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$26 - $39

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Central Bus Station 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station 724

$60 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City 164.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City is to bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Welwyn Garden City is 130 miles. The road distance is 164.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £30 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City.
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Welwyn Garden City, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Welwyn Garden City hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Welwyn Garden City, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk

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