Travel from Cardiff to Caernarfon

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$39 | 4h 22min Bus$39 | 4h 22min Bus25 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 28 lb of CO2

Cardiff to Caernarfon Buses

bus tickets from Cardiff to Caernarfon

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

bus tickets from Cardiff to Pwllheli

$39 · 4h 22min
Various bus companies
About $39
Travel Duration
4h 22min

bus tickets from Weston-super-Mare to Pwllheli

$43 · 4h 50min
Various bus companies
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 50min

Drive from Cardiff to Caernarfon

Driving from Cardiff to Caernarfon

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Cardiff to Caernarfon. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Cardiff to Caernarfon under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Caernarfon 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 $16.

Our recommendation to Caernarfon

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Cardiff to Caernarfon?

On your trip from Cardiff to Caernarfon, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

What's the cheapest way from Cardiff to Caernarfon?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Caernarfon is by bus. The bus costs $39 roughly and will take 4 hours 22 minutes.

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

The total distance between Cardiff and Caernarfon is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.