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 London will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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2 h 55 m
3 h 45 m
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Of the 58 buses that leave Cardiff for London every day 57 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 211 km distance in an average of 3 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 30 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||131 miles (211 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Cardiff to London cover the 131 miles (211 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Travel from Cardiff to London from £3 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable 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 - London 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 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Cardiff and London are the following:
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the coach station to the city centre in London.
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