There are 9 ways to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Fly to Bristol, train  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Bristol (BRS) NOC - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Mountain Ash

£47 - £372

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Fly to Liverpool, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Liverpool (LPL) NOC - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central

£67 - £225

Fly to East Midlands, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Knock (NOC) to East Midlands (EMA) NOC - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Cardiff Central

£75 - £572

Bus, car ferry, train  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Charlestown to Busáras 22
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central

£138 - £196

Train, bus, car ferry  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ballyhaunis to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Waterford
  3. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 40 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  5. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central

£132 - £174

Bus, train, car ferry  •  16h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station 64
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  3. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  4. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central

£127 - £183

Night bus, bus, car ferry, train  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the night bus from Charlestown to Busáras 22
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour 132
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central

£123 - £162

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Charlestown to Busáras 22
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff University

£52 - £73

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from Knock Airport (NOC) to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to South Wales

£78 - £109

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 19h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 440€ and takes 4h 2m.

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The distance between Knock Airport (NOC) and South Wales is 276 miles.

The best way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 16h 8m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Knock Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Knock Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in South Wales. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales.
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  • Distance: 275.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Knock Airport (NOC), Ireland and South Wales?

There is no direct connection from Knock Airport (NOC) to South Wales. However, you can fly to Bristol, take the walk to Bristol Airport, take the shuttle to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the train to Cardiff Central, then take the train to South Wales. Alternatively, you can fly to Liverpool, take the walk to Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, take the bus to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway, take the walk to Liverpool South Parkway, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Cardiff Central, then take the train to South Wales.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Knock to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Flights from Knock to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£11 - £140
Flights from Knock to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Train from Derby to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£50 - £80
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
First Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
£20 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £110
First Anytime Day Single
£110 - £170
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
First Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ballyhaunis to Kildare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £14
Flexible
£15 - £17
Train from Kildare to Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£11 - £13
Flexible
£13 - £16
Train from Sligo to Connolly
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£15 - £18
Flexible
£19 - £22
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Charlestown to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £7
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Website
Bus Eireann
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Book at
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff University
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £32
car
£86
Passenger
£30
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29
Website
Stena Line

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