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There are 6 ways to get from Portishead to Cardiff by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Sainsburys to Bristol City Centre, The Centre X3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$24 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Coombe Road to Bristol, Bus Station X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express / ...

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Post Office to Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station to Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station 73 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central

$24 - $43

Bus, train via Weston-super-Mare  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Coombe Road to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road X5
  2. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Cardiff Central

$34 - $59

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portishead to Cardiff 40.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Portishead to Cardiff 40.2 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Portishead to Cardiff is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portishead to Cardiff is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portishead to Cardiff station. However, there are services departing from Portishead, Coombe Road and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Portishead and Cardiff is 18 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portishead to Cardiff without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £18 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Portishead to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Portishead to Cardiff bus services, operated by First, depart from Portishead, Coombe Road station.

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Portishead to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portishead to Cardiff is 40 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Portishead to Cardiff.

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There are 552+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portishead to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Portishead, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a bus from Portishead to Cardiff via Bristol, Bus Station and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 3 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Portishead, Sainsburys to Bristol City Centre, The Centre
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Portishead, Post Office to Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station to Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Portishead, Coombe Road to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Portishead, Coombe Road to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station to Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Portishead to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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