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Coach Information between Chester and Cardiff

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Chester to Cardiff cover the 118 miles (191 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of coach tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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National Express Chester – Cardiff

For as little as £27 you can travel by coach between Chester and Cardiff with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Chester and Cardiff on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest route between Chester and Cardiff. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 118 miles (191 km) from Chester to Cardiff on the coach and pay as low as £27 for a coach ticket.

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 Chester - Cardiff 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Chester to Cardiff on Omio today and enjoy your route!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Chester and Cardiff and when travelling by coach:

  • 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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets to Cardiff from Chester cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Chester and Cardiff for as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Chester to Cardiff?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chester to Cardiff coach to cost on average £30  one way.
What is the distance between Chester and Cardiff via coach?
The distance to Cardiff from Chester by coach is approximately 118 miles (191 km).
How long does it take from Chester to Cardiff by coach?
The coach time between Chester and Cardiff is on average 6 h 50 min  for the 118 miles (191 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Chester to Cardiff by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Chester and arrival coach station in Cardiff?

When taking the coach from Chester to Cardiff, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and Chester, Zoo Main Entrance. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Chester   and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Chester and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Chester to Cardiff?
For the trip from Chester to Cardiff you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Chester and Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Chester to Cardiff?
The earliest coach for this journey departs from Chester at 06: 35. The last coach leaves from Chester at 07: 45. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Chester to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets between Chester and Cardiff for the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket to Cardiff from Chester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £30 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Cardiff from Chester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey