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from Cardiff to Salisbury

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Salisbury

distanceDistance66 miles (106 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 2 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 66 miles (106 km) by bus or train between Cardiff and Salisbury. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Salisbury.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cardiff to Salisbury
Travel to Salisbury 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 Salisbury.
How do I go from Cardiff to Salisbury?

There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Salisbury: bus or train.

How do I get from Cardiff to Salisbury the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Salisbury from Cardiff is by taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Salisbury:

A train is generally $28 (€23) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $51 (€42) from Cardiff to Salisbury.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Salisbury?

The fastest way to get to Salisbury from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Salisbury can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Salisbury by bus can take on average 4 h 15 min.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Salisbury?

The distance is approximately 66 miles (106 km) from Cardiff to Salisbury.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Salisbury?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Salisbury is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Cardiff? Where do I arrive in Salisbury?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and tend to arrive in Salisbury, Train Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Salisbury.
Which travel companies can take me from Cardiff to Salisbury?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Salisbury, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Salisbury by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Cardiff to Salisbury for $51 (€42).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway for trains to Salisbury. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Great Western Railway Cardiff to Salisbury tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cardiff to Salisbury?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Salisbury often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Salisbury itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salisbury and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Salisbury from Cardiff online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cardiff to Salisbury, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $51 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $23 (€19) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cardiff to Salisbury online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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