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There are 5 ways to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central

£47 - £65

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Combe, The Lodge to Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey X79
  2. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bristol, Bus Station X39 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre

£9 - £14

3 alternative options

Line 35 bus, train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Castle Combe, Village Centre to Chippenham, Railway Station Approach 35 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

£27 - £126

Bus, train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Combe, The Lodge to Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey X79
  2. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central

£21 - £27

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Castle Combe to Cardiff 53.4 miles

£8 - £12

Castle Combe to Cardiff by bus and train

The journey time between Castle Combe and Cardiff is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 21m. Operated by Faresaver, First Great Western Service and CrossCountry, the Castle Combe to Cardiff service departs from Castle Combe, Village Centre and arrives in Cardiff Central. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 21m
Fastest journey time:
2h 21m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:01
Last service departs at:
09:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Combe to Cardiff bus and train schedules

Castle Combe → Cardiff
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The cheapest way to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59 min.

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The fastest way to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff is to drive which takes 59 min and costs £8 - £12.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Combe to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Castle Combe, The Lodge and arriving at Cardiff City Centre via Bath City Centre, Bus Station and Bristol City Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Castle Combe and Cardiff is 41 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Castle Combe to Cardiff bus services, operated by Faresaver, depart from Castle Combe, The Lodge station.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 3h 55m.

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Castle Combe to Cardiff bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cardiff City Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Combe to Cardiff is 53 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Castle Combe to Cardiff.

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Map of how to get from Castle Combe to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Castle Combe, England and Cardiff, Wales?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Swindon to Cardiff Central hourly. Tickets cost £25 - £35 and the journey takes 1h. Great Northern also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Combe to Cardiff via Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey, Bath City Centre, Bus Station, Bristol, Bus Station, and Bristol City Centre in around 3h 55m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£25 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Faresaver
Phone
+44 1249 444444
Email
sales@faresaver.co.uk
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Castle Combe, Village Centre to Chippenham, Railway Station Approach
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Faresaver
Bus from Castle Combe, The Lodge to Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Faresaver
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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