There are 4 ways to get from Great Malvern 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.

Recommended option

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  2 h 3 min

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

$33 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 33 min

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

$32

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 41 min

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

$61 - $103

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Great Malvern to Cardiff 68 miles

$14 - $22

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 3 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Great Malvern to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Stagecoach in South Wales also services this route every 4 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
$12 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $22
Train from Great Malvern to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway Hilton (Hilton Hotel)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Great Malvern to Cardiff?

The distance between Great Malvern and Cardiff is 92 km. The road distance is 109 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff?

The quickest way to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct train between Great Malvern and Cardiff?

No, there is no direct train from Great Malvern to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Great Malvern and arriving at Cardiff Central via Hereford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Great Malvern and Cardiff?

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 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff?

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Great Malvern to Cardiff, including transfers.