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There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Worcester by train, bus or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Worcester Shrub Hill

$50 - $95

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Bus, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Country Bus Station X3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street

$11 - $28

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street

$34 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Worcester 81.7 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Worcester is to bus and train which costs £8 - £22 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Worcester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Worcester Shrub Hill. Services depart twice daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Worcester is 64 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Worcester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £35 - £75.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Worcester Shrub Hill takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cardiff to Worcester train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Worcester train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Worcester Shrub Hill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Worcester is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Cardiff to Worcester.

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  • Distance: 64.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Worcester twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales

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