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Getting There - Cardiff


how to get to cardiff

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and is reachable by road, rail and air.


Cardiff Coach Station is conveniently located on Wood Street in the city centre. Travelling by coach to Cardiff for your party weekend couldn't be easier with coaches regularly travelling to and from Cardiff going to and from many UK towns and cities.


From London : Take the M4
From the Midlands or Cornwall : Take the M5 then the M4

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 290 Miles 4 Hours & 40 Minutes
Manchester 215 Miles 3 Hours & 35 Minutes
London 403 Miles 6 Hours & 45 Minutes
Leeds 215 Miles 3 Hours & 50 Minutes
Newcastle 152 Miles 2 Hours & 50 Minutes
Glasgow 282 Miles 5 Hours
Nottingham 400 Miles 6 Hours & 30 Minutes


Cardiff train station is located in the city centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 2 Hours
Manchester 3 Hours & 40 Minutes
London 4 Hours & 30 Minutes
Leeds 4 Hours & 30 Minutes
Newcastle 6 Hours
Glasgow 6 Hours & 30 Minutes
Nottingham 3 Hours & 30 Minutes



If you're travelling to Cardiff by air you will need to fly to Cardiff Airport (CWL)

In the City

There's even a free shuttle bus, which circles the city centre every 10 minutes, making Cardiff Coach Station the ideal place to start your exploration of the city

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.

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