Buses from London to Cardiff

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Tue 23 Jan

21:00 00:15
£8
03:15 hrs

Wed 24 Jan

09:30 13:00
£7
03:30 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

09:30 13:00
£6
03:30 hrs

Fri 26 Jan

22:00 01:15
£7
03:15 hrs

Sat 27 Jan

10:30 14:00
£12
03:30 hrs

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London to Cardiff Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration3h 32m
Bus arrives inCardiff
Buses depart fromLondon
Coach Ticket Price£ 6.65
Distance211 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

What bus companies travel from London to Cardiff

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board National Express buses?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on National Express buses?

    No, one child under 3 years old may travel for free when accompanied by a paying passenger 16+ years old. Any additional children under the age of 16 must purchase a child's ticket. Passengers under the age of 16 travelling on a child's ticket must be able to produce an official piece of identification bearing their photograph and date of birth.


    Check-in is required for international Eurolines buses travelling from London's Victoria Coach Station or Dover's Eurolines Travel Centre 1 hour before departure. No check-in is required for any other National Express bus routes; however, arriving at least 10 minutes before departure is strongly recommended.


    National Express offers Peak, Off-Peak, Child, and Restricted fares. National Express also offers special rates for groups (4-9 people) and passengers travelling to the airport.


    Economy single


    Ticket is valid for a single journey on any weekdays except Fridays and Sundays throughout the year or other standard fare days. Ticket must be booked at least one day in advance of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.


    On The Day Single


    Valid where ticket is purchased on the day of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.


    Standard single


    Travel is available on any day throughout the year. Tickets must be booked at least one day in advance of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.


Quick Guide: Buses from London to Cardiff

Average Price: £1.50
Buses per day: ~ 16
Changes: Direct
Average Time: 3h30
Fastest Route: 3h15
Slowest Route: 3h40

Buses from London to Cardiff

Buses offer a quick and comfortable way to travel from London to Cardiff with frequent National Express coaches departing throughout the day. National Express offers 22 journeys each day with the first setting off at 8:00 a.m. and the last at 11:30 p.m. Journey time ranges from 3 hours up to 4 hours and 10 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Cardiff?

Departure Station: Buses from London to Cardiff depart from Victoria Coach Station. The station is easily reached by bus, tube or train. Buses 22, 211, 239, C1 and N11 stop outside Victoria Bus Station. While Victoria underground and railway stations are 300 metres away.

Arrival Station: National Express coaches arrive at Sophia Gardens on the west bank of the river. Bus services to the city centre include X1 to the station or 28 to Queen Street.

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