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There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Cardigan by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 T2
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth
  3. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$87 - $135

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Cardigan 140 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Cardigan is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Cardigan is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Cardigan is 85 miles. The road distance is 140 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Cardigan without a car is to bus which takes 6h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Holyhead to Cardigan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Cardigan is 140 miles. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Holyhead to Cardigan.

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There are 357+ hotels available in Cardigan. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Cardigan, Wales?

You can take a bus from Holyhead to Cardigan via Bangor (Gwynedd), Bangor, Railway Station, and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 in around 6h 58m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators

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