How to travel from Newport to Cardiff

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from Newport to Cardiff

How to get from Newport to Cardiff by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Newport to Cardiff is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Newport to Cardiff

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 12 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€7) • 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Great Western Rail

Travel 11 miles (17 km) by train or bus from Newport to Cardiff. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Newport to Cardiff.

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National Express and CrossCountry will get you to Cardiff from Newport at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from Newport to Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Cardiff from Newport, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Newport to Cardiff

      FAQs: 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 Newport to Cardiff.

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

      The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Newport is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€7).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Newport to Cardiff:

      Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€7) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Newport to Cardiff is by train with an average journey time of 12 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Cardiff that take longer:

      Bus takes 30 min on average.

      The Newport to Cardiff distance is around 11 miles (17 km).

      The average frequency per day from Newport to Cardiff is:

      • Around 5 buses per day.
      • Around 14 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from Newport at Newport, Queensway and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
      • Trains mostly leave from Newport (South Wales) and tend to arrive in Cardiff Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Newport to Cardiff:

      • FlixBus, National Express or Megabus can get you to Cardiff by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Newport to Cardiff for $8 (€7) on Omio.
      • Great Western Rail, Transport for Wales or CrossCountry can get you to Cardiff by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Rail from Newport to Cardiff for $9 (€7) on Omio.

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

      • Direct buses with FlixBus or Megabus with 5 direct buses per day.
      • Direct trains with CrossCountry with 14 direct trains per day.

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

      Many of our customers traveling from Newport to Cardiff don't make Cardiff their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cardiff are London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cardiff to any of these top destinations today!

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