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.
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2 h 55 m
3 h 49 m
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Of the 49 buses that leave Cardiff for London every day 45 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||131 miles (211 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€8)|
|Coach frequency||1 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day|
|Coach companies||Infobus, Flixbus, Megabus or National Express|
Coaches from Cardiff to London cover the 131 miles (211 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4.
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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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 from Cardiff to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
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.
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