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Cheap coach tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
19:205h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
00:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
£571One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Megabus
19:285h07
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£571One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Megabus
19:285h12
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
£571One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
09:145h26
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
£631One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
09:145h21
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£631One-way
1 change

Bus timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Megabus
09:055h30
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
14:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
09:055h35
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
14:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
09:145h26
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
09:145h21
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
14:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
13:055h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
18:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
13:055h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
18:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
13:144h51
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
18:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
13:144h56
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
18:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
16:205h45
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
22:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
16:205h50
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
22:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
16:295h36
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
22:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
16:295h41
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
22:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Megabus
19:205h20
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
00:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
19:205h15
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
00:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
19:285h07
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Megabus
19:285h12
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change

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Bus times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 51 m

Average

5 h 20 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

213 km

To travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Megabus
13:144h51
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
18:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
£711One-way
2 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
13:144h56
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
18:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£711One-way
2 changes
Megabus
13:055h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
18:05Cardiff Central (CDF)
£711One-way
2 changes
Megabus
13:055h05
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
18:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£711One-way
2 changes
Megabus
19:285h07
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal North
00:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£571One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance131 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyCoach frequency15 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 6 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Coaches from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 131 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Normally, there are 15 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £25.

Coach companies: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Find the best coaches from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with Omio's travel partners National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from £7. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) - Cardiff Central (CDF) 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.

Coach information from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £40
  • National Express frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
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Cheap coach tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £25; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) coach travel time is 3 h 55 min   for the 131 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 08: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 22: 50.
There are 15 coaches a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on National Express, FlixBus or Megabus for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by coach is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) including taking a coach or train.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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