There are 6 ways to get from London to Cardigan by train, bus, night 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, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460 / ...

$122 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carmarthen National Express
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460 / ...

$25 - $37

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Newport (S Wales)  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460

$112 - $227

Train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick

$136 - $237

Night bus, train, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway (Newport Railway Station) M7
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460

$64 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Cardigan 241.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cardigan is to bus which costs £18 - £28 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cardigan is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between London and Cardigan is 199 miles. The road distance is 241.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from London to Cardigan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Cardigan. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Cardigan, Wales?

You can take a train from London to Cardigan via Swansea, Fishguard & Goodwick, Goodwick, Station (Fishguard and Goodwick Railway Station), and Fishguard, The Square (Fishguard Town Hall) in around 7 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Cardigan via Carmarthen and Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) in around 7 h 31 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Midway Motors
Phone
01239 831267
Email
info@midwaymotorscrymych.com
Website
midwaymotorscrymych.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Peacocks to Cardigan, Finch's Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
midwaymotorscrymych.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway (Newport Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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