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Coach Information to Cardiff from Dublin

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Dublin to Cardiff cover the 181 miles (292 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available.

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National Express coaches from Dublin to Cardiff

You can travel by coach from Dublin to Cardiff with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Dublin and Cardiff? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the route on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between Dublin and Cardiff. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 181 miles (292 km) from Dublin to Cardiff.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Dublin to Cardiff coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Dublin and Cardiff 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.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by coach between Dublin and Cardiff?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Cardiff, United Kingdom by coach is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 22/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Dublin to Cardiff before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dublin, Ireland from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dublin from Cardiff?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Cardiff?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Dublin from Cardiff.

What is the distance between Dublin and Cardiff via coach?
You should expect to travel around 181 miles (292 km)  from Dublin to Cardiff by coach.
What coach companies offer a service to Cardiff from Dublin?
If you're looking for coaches from Dublin to Cardiff, you can rely on National Express to get you to Cardiff. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Dublin to Cardiff route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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