There are 6 ways to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 6 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Cardiff Bus Station, Wyndham Arcade Stop NA (Sport Sales) to Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1 6

$9 - $43

Cheapest option

Line 30 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH) 30

$5

4 alternative options

Line 216 bus, line 6 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 216 bus from Newport, Kingsway to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) 216
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) to Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1 6

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) 15.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) 15.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) 15.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) is to taxi which costs £30 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water). However, there are services departing from Newport, Kingsway and arriving at Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1 via Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Newport and Cardiff Bay (Water) is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) without a car is to train and line 6 bus which takes 34 min and costs £6 - £35.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water), including transfers.

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Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newport, Kingsway station.

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Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) bus services, operated by Cardiff Bus, arrive at Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water).

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There are 542+ hotels available in Cardiff Bay (Water). Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water).
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Newport, Wales and Cardiff Bay (Water), Wales?

You can take a bus from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water) via Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) and Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) in around 57 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
13 min
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
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff Bus Station, Wyndham Arcade Stop NA (Sport Sales) to Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) to Cardiff Docks, Barrage Walkway 1
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Newport, Friars Walk to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
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 Newport, Kingsway to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$30 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi from Newport to Cardiff Bay (Water)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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