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Getting to Cardiff by Train
You can reach Cardiff city centre by train from virtually any location within the UK.
Getting to Cardiff by Bus/Coach
National Express connects all of the UK’s major cities with its scheduled coach services. The cost of a ticket varies but booking in advance can reduce ticket prices. See www.nationalexpress.com for full details of prices and routes.
MegaBus also operate scheduled coach services, starting from only £1 (plus a 50p booking fee). See www.megabus.com for more details.
Getting to Cardiff by Road
The major road route into Cardiff is the M4 motorway.
From the East: Visitors travelling along the M4 from the East are advised to leave the M4 at junction 32 and follow the A470 (1st exit at roundabout) into the centre of Cardiff.
From the West: Visitors travelling along the M4 from the West are advised to leave the M4 at junction 33 and join the A4232 (3rd exit at roundabout). You then have the option of either exiting the A4232 at the next roundabout and following signs for Cardiff city centre, or alternatively, if you remain on the A4232 it will eventually lead you to Cardiff Bay.
From the South West: Visitors travelling from the South West of England should head North along the M5 motorway and then follow signs for South Wales and the M4.
From the Midlands and North: Visitors travelling from the Midlands and the North of England should head for the M50 motorway (junction 8 on the M5 motorway) and then onto the A40 (signposted South Wales, Monmouth). Continue along the A40 until you reach Monmouth when the road becomes the A449. Continue along the A449 until you reach the Coldra roundabout where you should take the 5th exit to join the M4.
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