Timetable Cardiff to London

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02:30Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h50 06:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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04:55Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h25 08:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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05:25Cardiff3h20 08:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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05:25Cardiff4h05 09:30London
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06:10Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h25 09:35London, Victoria Coach Station
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07:05Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h30 10:35London, Victoria Coach Station
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07:25Cardiff4h05 11:30London
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07:25Cardiff3h20 10:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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07:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h35 11:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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08:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h40 12:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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09:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h50 13:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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09:35Cardiff3h55 13:30London
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09:35Cardiff3h10 12:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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10:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h40 13:40London, Victoria Coach Station
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10:25Cardiff4h05 14:30London
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10:25Cardiff3h20 13:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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10:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h35 14:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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11:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h30 15:15London, Victoria Coach Station
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12:35Cardiff3h55 16:30London
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12:35Cardiff3h10 15:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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12:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h50 16:35London, Victoria Coach Station
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13:25Cardiff3h20 16:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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13:25Cardiff4h05 17:30London
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14:35Cardiff3h55 18:30London
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14:35Cardiff3h10 17:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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15:00Cardiff, Sophia Gardens4h00 19:00London, Victoria Coach Station
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16:05Cardiff4h15 20:20London
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16:05Cardiff3h20 19:25London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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17:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h50 21:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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The fastest buses from Cardiff to London

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Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 39 m

Buses per day

29

Distance

211 km

Of the 29 buses that leave Cardiff for London every day 29 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 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 15 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.

Fastest
12:35Cardiff3h10 15:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£241One-way
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09:35Cardiff3h10 12:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£221One-way
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14:35Cardiff3h10 17:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£261One-way
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07:25Cardiff3h20 10:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£261One-way
2nd Fastest
10:25Cardiff3h20 13:45London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£241One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
13 Jun
£51Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
14 Jun
£51Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
15 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
16 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
17 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£6National Express
Fri
18 Jun
£70Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sat
19 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sun
20 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
23 Jun
£44Great Western Railway
£5National Express
Thu
24 Jun
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£5National Express
Fri
25 Jun
£34Great Western Railway
£5National Express
Sat
26 Jun
£44Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£44Great Western Railway
£5National Express
Mon
28 Jun
£44Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£44Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£45Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£45Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£41Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus

The cheapest buses from Cardiff to London

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Cheapest

£6

Average

£16

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 £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

2nd Cheapest
10:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h35 14:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h35 11:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:45Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h30 15:15London, Victoria Coach Station
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£61One-way
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08:25Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h40 12:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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£61One-way
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17:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens3h50 21:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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£61One-way

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Journey Summary

Cardiff to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
4 hours 46 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £8
Buses depart from:Cardiff
Bus arrives in:London
Distance:211 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

National Express coaches from Cardiff to London

Travel from Cardiff to London from £1 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Cardiff to London, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 131 miles (211 km) between Cardiff and London and pay as low as £6 if you book in advance.

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. Check the National Express coach timetable between Cardiff and London, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Cardiff and London are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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.

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Buses from Cardiff to London
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from Cardiff to London?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Cardiff and London for as low as £1  for the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Cardiff to London?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to London from Cardiff is £2  one way.
What is the distance to London from Cardiff via coach?
The distance between Cardiff and London by coach is approximately 131 miles (211 km).
How long is the coach journey to London from Cardiff?
While the time it takes to travel 131 miles (211 km) between Cardiff and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Cardiff to London is on average 3 h 25 min.
Which coach station from Cardiff to London do I depart from? Which London coach station from Cardiff do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Where is the coach station in Cardiff to go to London? Where is the coach station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival coach station in London, called London, Victoria Coach Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Cardiff to London?
If you're looking for coaches from Cardiff to London, you can rely on National Express to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Cardiff to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches to London from Cardiff?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Cardiff to London with National Express or Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
When does the first coach depart from Cardiff to London? When does the last coach depart from Cardiff to London?
The earliest coach departing from Cardiff to London leaves at 06: 15. The last coach departing from Cardiff to London leaves at 16: 45. You can find the latest Cardiff to London coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Cardiff and London to get the best deals?
You can find a coach to London from Cardiff to cost on average £2 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cardiff to London coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
London
Cardiff (Bus Station)
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