Glasgow to Cardiff bus

Thu, 30 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Glasgow to Cardiff is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
09:1515h35
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:50Cardiff
£401One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
21:4513h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:05Cardiff
£461One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
21:4513h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:10Cardiff
£461One-way
1 change
National Express
09:1510h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Cardiff
£501One-way
1 change
FlixBus
23:5515h40
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:35Cardiff
£571One-way
1 change

Bus timetableGlasgow to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
FlixBus
07:4517h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:1510h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:1515h35
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
00:50Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:2516h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:50Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:2516h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:45Cardiff
1 change
National Express
21:4513h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
21:4513h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:10Cardiff
1 change
National Express
22:4513h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:50Cardiff
1 change
National Express
22:4513h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:55Cardiff
1 change
National Express
23:0013h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:25Cardiff
1 change
FlixBus
23:5515h40
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:35Cardiff
1 change

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Bus times from Glasgow to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

10 h 30 m

Average

14 h 23 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

493 km

To travel from Glasgow to Cardiff you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
National Express
09:1510h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Cardiff
£501One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
22:4513h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:50Cardiff
£571One-way
1 change
National Express
22:4513h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:55Cardiff
£571One-way
1 change
National Express
21:4513h20
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:05Cardiff
£461One-way
1 change
National Express
21:4513h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
11:10Cardiff
£461One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Cardiff

distanceDistance305 miles
durationAverage coach duration9 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Coaches from Glasgow to Cardiff cover the 305 miles long journey taking on average 9 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus Glasgow to Cardiff

Buy your official National Express, Megabus and FlixBus coach tickets to Cardiff from Glasgow from £20 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Coach information from Glasgow to Cardiff with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £38

Buses from Glasgow to Cardiff

Buses from Glasgow to Cardiff operate every day of the week throughout the year. The main provider of this journey is National Express. The route serves several destinations in Cardiff, including Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens), Cardiff University, and Cardiff Castle Street. Buses depart from Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow. This is usually an indirect service that involves one bus change at either Bristol Coach Station or Birmingham Coach Station. The distance from Glasgow to Cardiff is approximately 390 miles, and the duration of the trip is from 9 hours 20 minutes. Buses from Glasgow to Cardiff start operating at about 8:00 a.m, and the last departure is at approximately 11:55 p.m. There are at least three services each day.

FAQs: Glasgow to Cardiff coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow to Cardiff 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 Glasgow to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Cardiff can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Glasgow to Cardiff is £32; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Cardiff coach time is 9 h 5 min   covering the 305 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Glasgow to Cardiff leaves at 09: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Glasgow to Cardiff leaves at 22: 45.
There is 1 coach a day from Glasgow to Cardiff which require at least one change with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
When taking a coach from Glasgow to Cardiff, you can count on National Express, Megabus or FlixBus for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Cardiff from Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Hangingshaw Pl (Hampden Park and Ride). When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in coach stations like Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, North Road (St Josephs Convent) and Cardiff, University.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Cardiff by coach is September.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff from Glasgow 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

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