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 Cardiff to Bristol will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.
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1 h 14 m
Buses per day
Of the 27 buses that leave Cardiff for Bristol every day 27 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 41 km distance in an average of 1 h 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||25 miles (40 km)|
|Average coach duration||50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Cardiff to Bristol cover the 25 miles (40 km) long trip taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £6, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Travel from Cardiff to Bristol from £2 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Bristol coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Cardiff and Bristol:
Travelling between Cardiff and Bristol is quick and convenient on one of the 15 daily bus services operated by National Express. The first departure is at 1:00 a.m. and the last coach sets off at 11:15 p.m.Travel time for the 45-mile journey ranges from one hour and one hour and 35 minutes. Buses leave from the station at Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens. Located on the west bank of the river, it can be reached by many bus routes from the city centre. Buses from Cardiff to Bristol arrive at Bristol Bus and Coach Station on Malborough Street in the centre of the city near Broadmead Shopping Centre.
Some of the Cardiff coach stations to Bristol you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Bristol include Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central and arriving in Bristol, City Centre.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Bristol most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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