Getting around Wales

Travelling to Wales couldn't be easier! We have great transport links with the rest of the UK and Ireland, however you want to travel.

GoEuro

GoEuro can help visitors organise national and international travel, check travel journeys and compare rail, coach and air options.

 

www.goeuro.co.uk

Traveline Cymru

Traveline Cymru offers a one stop shop public transport information service for Wales including bus, coach and rail and can even help if you want to use your car, walk or cycle part of your journey.

Telephone helpline (7 am - 8 pm daily)
0800 464 0000

www.traveline.cymru

National Rail / Mega Bus

For up to date railway travel information across the UK and into Wales, why not visit National Rail.

www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

Rail

Train

Fast railway connections between London and Cardiff mean it is possible to travel in under two hours!

Travelling from Manchester? Its possible to be on the beach in Llandudno in just over two hours by train!

If you fancy the slower pace of life, then why not take one of the many scenic railways through Wales to your destination. Nothing rivals the stunning scenery that you will see from the window - sit back and enjoy!

Want to visualise your route before you arrive? Check out location of key railway stations in wales to help you plan your travel.

> Heart of Wales Railway Line

> The Cambrian Railway Line

Car

Car

Wales is connected by a number of major routes including the M4 motorway which provides links to South Wales, Cardiff and Swansea from southern England and London.

The A55 expressway is North Wales equivilent of the M4, and provides access to Anglesey, Snowdonia and the North Wales coastline from Manchester, Liverpool and beyond.

Explore Mid Wales on our scenic routes if you prefer a more relaxing journey into Wales including the A5, A458, A44 or the A40.

Click here to plan your route into Wales, with the AA route finder.

Bus & Coach

Bus

Don't feel like you have to rely on your car! You'd be suprised of how many long distance coach routes there are in Wales.

Traws Cymru  -  www.trawscymru.info

Traws Cymru operate long distance bus routes across Wales - plan your bus journey and view details of day tickets and weekend savers options.

To find out more information about getting to Wales by bus, check out National Express or Megabus.

You can also check out Traveline Cymru's journey planner for in Wales bus times and useful 'Bus Stop and next bus' finder search by postcode

Ferry

Travelling from Ireland? Theres a choice of two ferry providers travelling to 3 ports in Wales. Click here for more information on the 3 main ports; Holyhead, Fishguard and Pembroke Dock.

To book your Irish Sea Crossing, try Stena Line or Irish Ferries.

Air

Cardiff Airport is Wales' main international airport and provides flights to over 50 destinations worldwide and 400 destinations worldwide.

Other airports include; London Heathrow which is 2 hours from Wales, Birmingham International which is 1.5 hrs from Wales and Manchester International and Liverpool are only 45 minutes from Wales.

Check out GoEuro Travel Planner to check and compare international travel options

Itineraries