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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$12 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 48 miles (77 km) by bus or train between Gloucester and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales 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 reach Cardiff from Gloucester?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Gloucester is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€11).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

A train is generally $13 (€11) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $25 (€22) from Gloucester to Cardiff.

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

The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Gloucester is by train with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Cardiff can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 20 min.

What is the distance between Gloucester and Cardiff?

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

How many services a day are there from Gloucester to Cardiff?

The average frequency per day from Gloucester to Cardiff is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Gloucester and in Cardiff?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Gloucester, Station Road (Transport Hub) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travelers board their train from Gloucester and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Which travel companies can take me from Gloucester to Cardiff?

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 for buses to Cardiff. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Gloucester to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales to go to Cardiff by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Arriva Trains Wales Gloucester to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $12 (€11).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling 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!

How early should I book tickets between Gloucester and Cardiff online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $25 (€22) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $12 (€11) 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.

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