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

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T2
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) T5

$45 - $66

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h

  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 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Rugby Ground (Cardigan Rugby Ground) T5

$87 - $135

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Cardigan 140 miles

$30 - $45

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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 7 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min 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 3 h 4 min to drive from Holyhead to Cardigan.

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There are 356+ hotels available in Cardigan. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

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 (Bangor Railway Station), Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station), and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 7 h 10 min.

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
3 h 6 min
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
1 h 50 min
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
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Cardigan, Rugby Ground (Cardigan Rugby Ground)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk

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