Bath to Cardiff Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Train — 1h 18min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 36 miles
Travel Companies Great Western Railway
Train
$18 · 1h 18min · 15 lb of CO2
Bath to Cardiff
+4 more options
Bus
$16 · 1h 33min · 9 lb of CO2
Bath to Cardiff
+1 more option
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Drive
$5 · 53min · 11 lb of CO2
Bath to Cardiff

Drive from Bath to Cardiff

It's 36 miles between Bath to Cardiff. On a typical day, it might take between 53min and 56min from Bath to Cardiff under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 59min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Cardiff by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $4.

What is the best way to travel from Bath to Cardiff?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Bath to Cardiff. The fastest way out of Bath towards Cardiff is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Cardiff area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $16. Great Western Railway operates from Bath to Cardiff, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Bath to Cardiff?

The trip to Cardiff is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Bath. The cheapest way to get from Bath to Cardiff is $16 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 33 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Cardiff, the better.

Is the train or the bus better from Bath to Cardiff Wales?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Bath to Cardiff. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Cardiff is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Bath/Cardiff buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Bath is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Bath England and Cardiff during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Bath to Cardiff? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Cardiff traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Cardiff is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Bath to Cardiff?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Bath to Cardiff is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 1 hour 33 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Bath to Cardiff?

The train costs about $18 between Bath and Cardiff. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 19 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Bath Spa, which is 1 miles from Bath. Further, once you arrive at Cardiff Central or you will still have 1 miles to Cardiff.

How long does it take from Bath to Cardiff by car?

The total distance between Bath and Cardiff is 36 miles and will take you about 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $5.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Great Western Railway
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