Cardiff to London bus

Wed, 22 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to London

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Cardiff to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
07:256h00
Cardiff
13:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
£71One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Megabus
23:204h10
Cardiff
03:30London, Victoria Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
16:204h10
Cardiff
20:30London, Victoria Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
14:204h10
Cardiff
18:30London, Victoria Coach Station
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
07:253h05
Cardiff
10:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
£71One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableCardiff to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 22 May
Megabus
02:204h20
Cardiff
06:40London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
02:254h15
Cardiff
06:40London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
02:303h20
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
05:50London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
03:153h35
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
06:50London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
03:254h45
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
08:10London, Victoria Coach Station
1 change
Megabus
04:205h55
Cardiff
10:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
04:206h05
Cardiff
10:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
04:256h00
Cardiff
10:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
04:255h50
Cardiff
10:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
National Express
04:554h10
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
09:05London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
06:004h05
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
10:05London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
06:453h45
Cardiff
10:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
06:453h15
Cardiff
10:00London
0 changes
National Express
07:004h05
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
11:05London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
07:206h05
Cardiff
13:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
1 change
Megabus
07:203h10
Cardiff
10:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 changes
Megabus
07:205h55
Cardiff
13:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
1 change
Megabus
07:256h00
Cardiff
13:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
1 change
Megabus
07:253h05
Cardiff
10:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 changes
Megabus
07:255h50
Cardiff
13:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
1 change
National Express
08:003h50
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
11:50London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
08:205h40
Cardiff
14:00London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
Megabus
08:255h35
Cardiff
14:00London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
National Express
09:003h50
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
12:50London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
09:154h25
Cardiff
13:40London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
09:153h55
Cardiff
13:10London
0 changes
National Express
09:453h35
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
13:20London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
10:205h55
Cardiff
16:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
10:206h05
Cardiff
16:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
10:255h50
Cardiff
16:15London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
10:256h00
Cardiff
16:25London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
National Express
10:303h50
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
14:20London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
11:303h35
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
15:05London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
12:153h55
Cardiff
16:10London
0 changes
FlixBus
12:154h25
Cardiff
16:40London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
12:204h10
Cardiff
16:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
12:254h05
Cardiff
16:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
12:303h50
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
16:20London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
13:303h50
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
17:20London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
14:204h10
Cardiff
18:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
14:206h50
Cardiff
21:10London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
14:207h00
Cardiff
21:20London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
14:204h00
Cardiff
18:20London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
Megabus
14:253h55
Cardiff
18:20London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
Megabus
14:256h45
Cardiff
21:10London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
14:256h55
Cardiff
21:20London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
14:254h05
Cardiff
18:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
14:454h00
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
18:45London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
15:454h15
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
20:00London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
16:153h45
Cardiff
20:00London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
FlixBus
16:153h15
Cardiff
19:30London
0 changes
Megabus
16:204h10
Cardiff
20:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
16:204h10
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
Megabus
16:254h05
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
1 change
Megabus
16:254h05
Cardiff
20:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
16:454h05
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
20:50London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
17:203h10
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 changes
Megabus
17:206h07
Cardiff
23:27London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
1 change
Megabus
17:206h15
Cardiff
23:35London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
1 change
Megabus
17:253h05
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
0 changes
Megabus
17:256h02
Cardiff
23:27London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
1 change
Megabus
17:256h10
Cardiff
23:35London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
1 change
National Express
18:003h40
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
21:40London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
18:204h10
Cardiff
22:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
18:207h30
Cardiff
01:50London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
18:207h22
Cardiff
01:42London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
Megabus
18:257h25
Cardiff
01:50London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
2 changes
Megabus
18:254h05
Cardiff
22:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
18:257h17
Cardiff
01:42London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
2 changes
National Express
19:153h30
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
22:45London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
23:204h10
Cardiff
03:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
Megabus
23:254h05
Cardiff
03:30London, Victoria Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
23:405h05
Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
04:45London, Victoria Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Cardiff to London

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Buses per day

73

Distance

211 km

Of the 73 buses that leave Cardiff for London every day 41 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
07:253h05
Cardiff
10:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
£71One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Megabus
17:253h05
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
£71One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
07:203h10
Cardiff
10:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
£71One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
17:203h10
Cardiff
20:30London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
£71One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
06:453h15
Cardiff
10:00London
£101One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to London

distanceDistance131 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyCoach frequency16 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 16 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Coaches from Cardiff to London cover the 131 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 16 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff, University and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus Cardiff to London

Buy your official National Express, Megabus and FlixBus coach tickets from Cardiff to London from £7 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 between Cardiff and London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Cardiff to London with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £16
  • National Express frequency: 8 a day

Buses from Cardiff to London: Journey Information

Average Price: £4.60
Buses per day: ~ 22
Connections: 0 or 1
Average Journey: 3hr 47mins
Fastest Journey: 3hr 20mins
Slowest Journey: 5hr 42mins


Which bus providers go from Cardiff to London?

National Express Coach Services and Megabus offer daily direct and in-direct services from Cardiff to London.

Buses from Cardiff to London

Buses are an excellent choice for travelling from Cardiff to London with National Express offering 20 daily services and Megabus operating 15. The first National Express departure is at 2:40 a.m. and services run throughout the day until 8:00 p.m. Services are direct, calling at Newport, and Chepstow. The first Megabus service leaves at 4:40 a.m. and the last at 11:45 p.m. Journey time ranges from 3 hours up to 5 hours and 45 minutes for certain Megabus routes which involve many stops.

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

Departure Station: National Express coaches depart from Sophia Gardens. Passengers can get here on bus 28 from Queen Street or X1 from Cardiff Central, each taking around 20 minutes. Megabus coaches leave from Kingsway (Stop GQ) in the centre of the city.

Arrival Station: Buses from Cardiff to London arrive at Victoria Coach Station. Passengers can continue on buses 22, 211, 239, C1 and and the N11 night service which stop in front of the station, and it’s a 300-metre walk to Victoria tube and rail stations.

FAQs: Cardiff to London coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff to London with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to London.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to London can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cardiff to London is £13; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to London coach travel time is 3 h 10 min   for the 131 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Cardiff to London leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cardiff to London leaves at 23: 40.
Yes, there are 16 direct coaches a day from Cardiff to London with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
Take the Cardiff to London coach with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route to London from Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Cardiff, University, Cardiff, Millennium Stadium and Cardiff, North Road (St Josephs Convent). When arriving in London, you can end your trip in coach stations like London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cardiff, University, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at London, Victoria Coach Station, located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London from Cardiff is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Cardiff to London is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London from Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

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