Bus service from Glasgow to Cardiff runs 3 times a day between shortly after 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., with two journeys in the morning, and then none until the late evening journey. As no direct connections are available for this 9 to 12.5 hour journey, passengers will have to change once at either Birmingham or Bristol.
Scotland’s largest city and known for its industrial past, Glasgow has a rough exterior and a warm heart. Be sure to explore the city’s vibrant arts scene through a visit to the Glasgow School of Art, which is housed in renowned architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest building, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which features a huge variety of exhibits and a good collection of art. Wander past a bit of the city’s architecture by directing your path toward the Paisley Abbey and the Glasgow Cathedral before heading out to catch some of Glasgow’s exciting live music scene. Head to King Tut’s Wah Wah Club and The Barrowland Ballroom to experience two of Glasgow’s most legendary live venues.
Capital of Wales, Cardiff is an old industrial city that has transformed into a rich cultural center. Take a walk along the waterfront to see not only a beautiful seascape but also a variety of important national institutions, interesting buildings, public art, and open spaces. Then, be sure to stop by the centrally located Cardiff Castle before heading to the Norwegian Church at the east side of the harbour, which was built in 1869 for the large community of Norwegian sailors living in the area. If you fancy a pint, it should not be hard to find as Cardiff has more pubs per square meter than anywhere else in Britain, however, St. Mary Street, Mill Lane, and Greyfriars street are particularly lively areas. For a quieter drink, seek out Cardiff Cottage.