The cheapest buses from Bournemouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£24

Average

£40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bournemouth to Cardiff will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
20:30Bournemouth, Coach Station7h15 03:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:00Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 00:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£251One-way
15:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h15 22:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£301One-way
16:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h10 23:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£311One-way
14:30Bournemouth, Coach Station7h25 21:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£311One-way

Timetable Bournemouth to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Fri, 22 Oct
03:00Bournemouth, Coach Station9h15 12:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
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05:35Bournemouth, Coach Station7h25 13:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
05:40Bournemouth, Coach Station7h50 13:30Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
06:35Bournemouth, Coach Station7h35 14:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
07:50Bournemouth, Coach Station7h35 15:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
09:10Bournemouth, Coach Station7h40 16:50Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
10:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h55 17:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
11:00Bournemouth, Coach Station8h00 19:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
12:00Bournemouth, Coach Station8h00 20:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
14:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h30 21:30Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
14:30Bournemouth, Coach Station7h25 21:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
15:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h15 22:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
15:50Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 22:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
16:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h10 23:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
18:00Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 00:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
19:30Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 02:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
20:30Bournemouth, Coach Station7h15 03:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes
23:00Bournemouth, Coach Station13h00 12:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
22 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£24National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£23National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£63South Western Railway
£20National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£20National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£23National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£62Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£63Great Western Railway
£19National Express
Sun
31 Oct
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£18National Express

The fastest buses from Bournemouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 55 m

Average

7 h 51 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

124 km

It's difficult to get from Bournemouth to Cardiff without changing at least once.

Fastest
19:30Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 02:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£381One-way
Fastest
18:00Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 00:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£251One-way
Fastest
15:50Bournemouth, Coach Station6h55 22:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£491One-way
2nd Fastest
16:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h10 23:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£311One-way
15:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h15 22:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
£301One-way

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Coach Information from Bournemouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£21 (€24)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Bournemouth to Cardiff cover the 77 miles (124 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £19, but the average price of coach tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Coach companies

National Express coaches between Bournemouth and Cardiff

For as little as £19 you can travel by coach between Bournemouth and Cardiff with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 77 miles (124 km) from Bournemouth to Cardiff and pay as low as £19 if you book in advance.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable from Bournemouth to Cardiff, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Bournemouth and Cardiff don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Bournemouth to Cardiff

Those looking to travel from Bournemouth to Cardiff by bus can depart as early as around 5:35 a.m. from Bournemouth. Journeys take 5 hours 40 minutes at their fastest, but some buses can take around 7 hours 30 minutes. Passengers need to change buses at London Victoria Bus Station, where there are comfortable connection times between services. National Express runs buses from Bournemouth to Cardiff and the last service leaves Bournemouth at around 7:30 p.m. Buses run about once an hour during the daytime and passengers can make their journeys 7 days a week.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bournemouth to Cardiff
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Bournemouth and Cardiff for as low as £19  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Bournemouth to Cardiff is £21  one way.
What is the distance from Bournemouth to Cardiff via coach?
The coach distance from Bournemouth to Cardiff is around 77 miles (124 km).
How long is the coach journey to Cardiff from Bournemouth?
On average the Bournemouth to Cardiff coach time is 6 h 45 min  covering the 77 miles (124 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Bournemouth to Cardiff coach leave from? Which Cardiff coach station do I come into from Bournemouth?

When taking a coach from Bournemouth, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier. When you arrive in Cardiff, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Bournemouth   to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Where is the coach station in Bournemouth? Where is the coach station in Cardiff?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Bournemouth, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
For the best Bournemouth to Cardiff coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Bournemouth to Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff? What time is the last coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
The first coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff leaves at 04: 35   and the last coach for this leaves at 19: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Bournemouth to Cardiff times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book Bournemouth to Cardiff coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a coach ticket to Cardiff from Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Bournemouth and Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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