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 Edinburgh to Cardiff will cost around £ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.
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|Distance||308 miles (497 km)|
|Average coach duration||14 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£37 (€42)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Cardiff cover the 308 miles (497 km) long route taking on average 14 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £37, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
National Express coaches will get you from Edinburgh to Cardiff from £25. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Travel hassle-free from Edinburgh to 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 trip between Edinburgh 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 308 miles (497 km) between Edinburgh and Cardiff on the coach and pay as low as £25 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 Edinburgh - 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 Edinburgh to Cardiff on Omio today and enjoy your trip!
When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Edinburgh and Cardiff don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
National Express is the principal company which offers bus services from Edinburgh to Cardiff. The earliest bus from Edinburgh to Cardiff departs at 6:30 a.m. whilst the latest bus leaves at 9:45 p.m. After 9:00 p.m. Edinburgh to Cardiff bus fares drop considerably. The earliest bus to depart from Edinburgh (the 6:30 a.m. service) arrives in Cardiff at 5:35 p.m. taking just over 11 hours to reach its destination. Buses from Edinburgh to Cardiff (which are provided by National Express) take between 11 and 14.5 hours to reach their destination.
The majority of National Express buses from Edinburgh to Cardiff depart from the main bus and coach station in Edinburgh, which is conveniently located in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance of Prince Street. Situated in St. Andrew’s Square, Edinburgh’s coach and bus station consists both of a general store and of a small shop, which sells drinks and fresh produce. Being in the heart of the city, Edinburgh’s bus and coach station is easily accessible via public transport.
Ordinarily, buses from Edinburgh to Cardiff arrive at the central bus station in Cardiff. Like Edinburgh’s coach and bus depot, Cardiff’s central station is within easy walking distance of Cardiff's main shopping centres and attractions. Cardiff is home both to the imposing Millennium Stadium and to Cardiff Castle, which is built on the site of an ancient Roman fort.
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in coach stations like Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).
Omio customers book a coach from Edinburgh Waverley to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Cardiff.
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