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from Gloucester to Cardiff

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Travel Information between Gloucester and Cardiff

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 48 miles (77 km) from Gloucester to Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gloucester to Cardiff.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 travel options from Gloucester to Cardiff: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Gloucester to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Gloucester is by taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Gloucester to Cardiff?

The fastest way from Gloucester to Cardiff is by train with an average journey time of 58 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cardiff that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 50 min.

How far is Cardiff from Gloucester?

The distance from Gloucester to Cardiff is approximately 48 miles (77 km).

How many services a day are there between Gloucester and Cardiff?

The average frequency per day from Gloucester to Cardiff is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Gloucester and Cardiff, where do I depart from Gloucester and where do I arrive in Cardiff?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gloucester to Cardiff:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub) and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travelers take a train from Gloucester to Cardiff Central.
Which travel operators can get me to Cardiff from Gloucester?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Cardiff by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Gloucester to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Cardiff by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Gloucester to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
Where should I go next after I travel from Gloucester to Cardiff?
Your trip from Gloucester to Cardiff doesn't have to end in Cardiff. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Birmingham to your Gloucester to Cardiff tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cardiff today!
When should I buy a ticket from Gloucester to Cardiff online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $21 (€17) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gloucester Station Rd

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