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 Leeds will cost around £ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.
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6 h 15 m
8 h 24 m
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Of the 11 buses that leave Cardiff for Leeds every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 280 km distance in an average of 8 h 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 10 h 40 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||174 miles (280 km)|
|Average coach duration||6 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£11 (€12)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Cardiff to Leeds cover the 174 miles (280 km) long route taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £11, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
National Express coaches will get you between Cardiff and Leeds from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
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 - Leeds 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.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Cardiff and Leeds:
When taking the coach between Cardiff and Leeds, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). Your trip can end in coach stations such as Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
Passengers booking this trip 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 Leeds most often arrive at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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