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There are 5 ways to get from Monmouth to Cardiff by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Monmouth to Cardiff University National Express

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus National Express, train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Monmouth to NEWPORT, South Wales National Express
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central

$12 - $49

Bus, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Monmouth, Bus Station to Chepstow, Bus Station 69
  2. Take the train from Chepstow to Cardiff Central

$12 - $50

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Monmouth to Cardiff 37.7 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Monmouth to Cardiff 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Monmouth to Cardiff is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Monmouth to Cardiff is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Monmouth and arriving at Cardiff University. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Monmouth and Cardiff is 30 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Monmouth to Cardiff without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs £5 - £9.

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The bus from Monmouth to Cardiff University takes 1h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Monmouth to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Monmouth station.

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Monmouth to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monmouth to Cardiff is 38 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Monmouth to Cardiff.

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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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

National Express operates a bus from Monmouth to Cardiff once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Chepstow to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Train from Chepstow to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 from Monmouth to Cardiff University
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Monmouth to NEWPORT, South Wales
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Monmouth, Bus Station to Chepstow, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monmouth, Bus Station to Chepstow, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Other operators
Taxi from Monmouth to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Hi Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1432 354321
Website
hitowntaxis.co.uk

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