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There are 5 ways to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff by bus, train or car

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Line 174 bus, train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the line 174 bus from Bowlish, Old Hospital to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 174
  2. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central

$30 - $54

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Shepton Mallet to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express / ...

$14 - $20

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Train  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Cardiff Central

$44 - $84

Line 126 bus, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the line 126 bus from Wells, Bus Station to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road 126
  2. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Cardiff Central

$36 - $63

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff 64 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff station. However, there are services departing from Shepton Mallet and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Shepton Mallet and Cardiff is 34 miles. The road distance is 64 miles.

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The best way to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff without a car is to line 174 bus and train which takes 2h 53m and costs £22 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs £11 - £16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £65 and takes 3h 50m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepton Mallet to Cardiff is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff.

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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Shepton Mallet, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a bus from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 3h 10m. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from Shepton Mallet to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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 Bowlish, Old Hospital to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Wells, Bus Station to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
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 Shepton Mallet to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express

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