Portsmouth to Cardiff

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1 suggested route to go from Portsmouth to Cardiff by train, car, bus

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Trip Portsmouth Cardiff

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance102 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Portsmouth to Cardiff?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Portsmouth Cardiff. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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Which carriers to travel between Portsmouth and Cardiff?

Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Portsmouth-Cardiff with the train from Fratton railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Arriva Trains Wales transports passengers on a rail line from Newport to Cardiff with the train which leaves Newport (South Wales) station to arrive at Cardiff Central railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Bristol-Cardiff with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Portsmouth (serving Portsmouth bus station at 1.8 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre. and from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Portsmouth-Cardiff (102.5 mi)

All modes of transport Portsmouth-Cardiff

For your trip from Portsmouth (England, United Kingdom) to Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom) with a distance of 102 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Portsmouth Cardiff is a direct bound.
Trains of First Great Western to Cardiff leave from Fratton railway station in Portsmouth. Arrival in Cardiff will take place at Cardiff Central station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Portsmouth-Cardiff.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Cardiff from Portsmouth without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Portsmouth-Bristol and Bristol-Cardiff.
You will board a coach of National Express in Portsmouth. The bus will drop you off at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Portsmouth bus station (1.8 mi from Portsmouth) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bristol. Once arrived in Bristol, take another coach of MegaBus or National Express that will take you to Cardiff bus station (Wales United Kingdom).
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