How to travel from Cardiff to Bridgend

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Bridgend

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by bus or train from Cardiff to Bridgend. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cardiff to Bridgend.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff to Bridgend

Travel Tips: Travel to Bridgend easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Bridgend.

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Bridgend from Cardiff. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bridgend is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Bridgend:

A bus is generally $9 (€8) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $14 (€12) from Cardiff to Bridgend.

The quickest way to travel from Cardiff to Bridgend is by bus, which takes on average 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 28 min.

The Cardiff to Bridgend distance is around 17 miles (27 km).

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Bridgend is:

  • 25 buses per day.
  • 75 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Cardiff to Bridgend as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cardiff to Bridgend:

  • Buses from Cardiff to Bridgend most often leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Bridgend.
  • Trains from Cardiff to Bridgend most often leave from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bridgend.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Bridgend:

  • You can travel by bus to Bridgend from Cardiff with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cardiff to Bridgend tickets for $5 (€4) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Cardiff to Bridgend with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or National Express with 25 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Transport for Wales or Great Western Railway with 75 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bridgend as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bridgend from Cardiff.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Bridgend often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Swansea or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Bridgend itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bridgend and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cardiff to Bridgend, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $14 (€12) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Bridgend tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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