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There are 2 ways to get from Stroud to Cardiff by train or car

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Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Gloucester
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Cardiff Central

£22 - £59

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Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Stroud to Cardiff 59.2 miles

£9 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Stroud to Cardiff is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Stroud to Cardiff is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stroud to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Stroud (Glos) and arriving at Cardiff Central via Gloucester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Stroud and Cardiff is 46 miles. The road distance is 59.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs £21 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Stroud to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Stroud to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Stroud (Glos) station.

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Stroud to Cardiff train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stroud to Cardiff is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Stroud to Cardiff.

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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

You can take a train from Stroud to Cardiff via Gloucester in around 1h 45m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £9
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£5 - £8
Advanced Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £9
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40

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