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

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Great Malvern to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central

$30 - $55

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Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel) X3

$30

2 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Great Malvern to Cardiff Central

$55 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Great Malvern to Cardiff 68 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Great Malvern to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Great Malvern, Rosebank Gardens and arriving at Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel) via Ledbury, Tesco (Tesco Store) and Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Great Malvern and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Great Malvern and Cardiff is 57 miles. The road distance is 68 miles.

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The best way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Great Malvern to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Country Bus Station.

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Great Malvern to Cardiff train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Great Malvern station.

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The best way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Great Malvern to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel) station.

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Great Malvern to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 57.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Great Malvern, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Great Malvern to Cardiff via Hereford in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Great Malvern to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Stagecoach in South Wales also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Great Malvern to Hereford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Train from Great Malvern to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Great Malvern to Cardiff is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from Great Malvern to Cardiff.

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