Cardigan travel guide

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You're Going to Love Cardigan

With a population of 5.301, Cardigan is a must-see destination in Wales, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Cardigan to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Cardigan

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Ferry Inn (Poppit Road) and Mannucci’s Italian Restaurant (1 High St) are great picks.

When to visit Cardigan

Cardigan in November
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cardigan in November
Estimated hotel price
£54
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Cardigan

Plane

Although Cardigan doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Swansea Fairwood Comm (SWS), which is located 67 km from Cardigan. Bristol Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Cardigan, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Cardigan to London takes 2h 45m and costs around £34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about £56 for a 4h 15m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Cardigan is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 318 km from Cardigan. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Cardigan, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Cardigan takes 338 km and will cost you around £17. From London, the ticket costs about £17 for a journey of 423 km.

Plane

Although Cardigan doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Swansea Fairwood Comm (SWS), which is located 67 km from Cardigan. Bristol Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Cardigan, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Cardigan to London takes 2h 45m and costs around £34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about £56 for a 4h 15m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Cardigan is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 318 km from Cardigan. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Cardigan, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Cardigan takes 338 km and will cost you around £17. From London, the ticket costs about £17 for a journey of 423 km.

Airports near Cardigan

Airlines serving Cardigan

KLM
Good (845 reviews)
SWISS
Good (921 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,426 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,598 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,485 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (774 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,440 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,450 reviews)
GOL
Good (681 reviews)
Vueling
Good (813 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (518 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (492 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (152 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (92 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (13 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (102 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
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Where to stay in Cardigan

Average rates range from around £120 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £138 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Cardigan

Most booked hotels in Cardigan

Gwbert Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£97+
Rooms at The Highcliffe
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£85+
The Cliff Hotel & Spa
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£64+
The Angel Hotel
2 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£61+

Hiring a car in Cardigan

Expect to pay £1.51 per litre in Cardigan (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £18.07 and £24.09.

Expect to pay £1.51 per litre in Cardigan (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £18.07 and £24.09.