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.
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Of the 13 buses that leave Leeds for Cardiff every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||6 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€19)|
|Coach frequency||3 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 3 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||National Express, Flixbus or Megabus|
Coaches from Leeds to Cardiff cover the 174 miles long route taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express, Flixbus or Megabus. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
Travel from Leeds to Cardiff from £14 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Cardiff from Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Leeds to Cardiff coach information with FlixBus:
When taking a coach from Leeds, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, Coach Station and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre). When you arrive in Cardiff, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Leeds Railway Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival coach station in Cardiff, called Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city centre.
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