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Getting to Wales by Public Transport

To travel around Wales you need to get to one of our main transport ‘hubs’, such as Cardiff, Chester or Shrewsbury. From there, you can easily connect to the network of trains and TrawsCymru services illustrated on the map.

Cardiff is served by frequent mainline trains from the London, the South East and the West Country ( and the Midlands (

Shrewsbury is accessed from London (, and from Manchester and the North (

Chester is served by frequent mainline trains from London ( and from Crewe and Manchester (

Airport connections are shown on the map, and there are sea ferries from Ireland to Pembrokeshire, Swansea, and Holyhead, all of which have train stations.



Public Transport Queries? Call Traveline Cymru!

Traveline Cymru

The friendly service for all travel information in Wales. Call 0871 200 22 33 between 07.00 and 20.00, or visit Many bus stops carry a unique code number. Text it to 82468 for a free reply giving the times and destinations of the next four buses due to arrive.



What is TrawsCymru?


TrawsCymru is an expanding network operating in Wales. Using high quality, easy access vehicles, it operates a mainly limited stop service. TrawsCymru aims to make many more towns accessible to local people and tourists, connecting where possible to rail and local bus services.

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Discover Wales with the Freedom of Wales Flexipass

Freedom of Wales Flexipass

If you’re planning a trip to discover the delights of Wales, why not find out about the Flexipass ticket ( which gives you the freedom to enjoy unlimited access to all of Wales’ mainline train services and almost every bus service.

Using this ticket, the train and bus networks join together to provide access to almost all corners of this beautiful and diverse country whether you are looking for an action packed adventure holiday in the Snowdonia region, along any of Wales’ beautiful coastal regions or a more sedate trip along the Wales and Border Routes through the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Leominster and Hereford.

By using our travel guide, provided free to all Freedom of Wales Flexi Pass customers, you can join the increasing numbers of independent travellers who are using trains and buses to discover Wales. It provides maps of attractions and all the details you’ll need to plan your itinerary.

And that’s just for starters, ticket holders also receive an amazing range of other benefits including ‘two for one’ entry or discounted admission to many of Wales’ biggest tourist attractions.

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Conwy Valley Line to Shrewsbury Line
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