There are 5 ways to get from Llanidloes to Cardiff by train, bus, car or towncar

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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Caersws to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central

$99 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Llanidloes, The Groe (Groe Bus Station) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) X47
  2. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) T4

$33

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Llanidloes, Post Office (Llanidloes Post Office) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) X75
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central

$56 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Llanidloes to Cardiff 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

Uber  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Llanidloes to Cardiff 84.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Llanidloes station to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Llanidloes, The Groe (Groe Bus Station) and arriving at Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) via Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Llanidloes and Cardiff is 69 miles. The road distance is 84.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Llanidloes to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Llanidloes to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Llanidloes to Cardiff bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Llanidloes, The Groe (Groe Bus Station).

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The best way to get from Llanidloes to Cardiff is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Llanidloes to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Llanidloes to Cardiff is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Llanidloes to Cardiff.

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Map of how to get from Llanidloes to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 69 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Llanidloes, Wales and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Llanidloes to Cardiff via Caersws and Shrewsbury in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Llanidloes to Cardiff via Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Caersws to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llanidloes, Post Office (Llanidloes Post Office) to Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llanidloes, The Groe (Groe Bus Station) to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club)
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Llanidloes to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$170 - $250
UberX
$170 - $250
Exec
$220 - $310
UberXL
$250 - $350

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