Trains to Cardiff Castle
The nearest train station to Cardiff Castle is Cardiff Central Rail Station. Cardiff Castle is conveniently located in the centre of the city and is easy to find, with Cardiff Central Station being just 10 minutes walk away. If you would rather not walk, the local bus services X2, 96 and 96a stop outside the Castle.
About Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff. The castle, which was built in the late 11th century by Norman invaders on top of the foundations of a 3rd-century fort is a one of the most visited tourist attractions in Wales.
Despite not being fully furnished throughout, effort has been made to restore the castle top its full glory, with many areas offering a close resemblance to their original appearance.
tel: 029 2087 8100
Cardiff Castle is open 7 days a week, all year (apart from 25, 26 December and 1 January)
March to October typical opening hours are 9am-6pm. November to February 9am-5pm.
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