There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Cardigan Bay by train or bus

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Borth

$47 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Barmouth, Jubilee Road (Railway Station) T3

$24 - $26

1 alternative option

Line 1 bus, bus, travel  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) 1
  2. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1) 2A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Oswestry, Sainsbury's Layby to Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) T12
  4. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Tywyn, Wharf Station (Railway Museum) X29
  5. Travel from Tywyn, Wharf Station (Railway Museum) to Cardigan Bay

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The distance between Chester and Cardigan Bay is 75 miles.

The best way to get from Chester to Cardigan Bay without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Chester to Cardigan Bay, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chester to Cardigan Bay is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 53 min.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Cardigan Bay. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Cardigan Bay.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Chester, England and Cardigan Bay, Wales, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Chester to Cardigan Bay via Shrewsbury and Borth in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, Lloyds Coaches operates a bus from Chester to Cardigan Bay every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Borth
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Barmouth, Jubilee Road (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Tywyn, Wharf Station (Railway Museum)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Grosvenor Street (Save the Children Shop) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) to Oswestry, Bus Station (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Oswestry, Sainsbury's Layby to Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk

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