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Coach Information to Cardiff from Leicester

distanceDistance118 miles (190 km)
durationAverage coach duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Cardiff cover the 118 miles (190 km) long route taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £13, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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Travel with National Express from Leicester to Cardiff

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Leicester to Cardiff from £8 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

National Express

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 Leicester - 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.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Leicester to Cardiff:

    • 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
    How much does a cheap coach between Leicester and Cardiff cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Leicester and Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
    What is the average price of coach tickets to Cardiff from Leicester?
    If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to Cardiff coach to cost on average £13  one way.
    What is the distance by coach from Leicester to Cardiff?
    The coach distance from Leicester to Cardiff is around 118 miles (190 km).
    How long is the coach to Cardiff from Leicester?
    While the time it takes to travel 118 miles (190 km) from Leicester to Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Leicester to Cardiff is on average 8 h 15 min.
    When travelling by coach from Leicester to Cardiff, which coach station in Leicester do I depart from and which coach station in Cardiff do I arrive in?

    When taking the coach from Leicester to Cardiff, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leicester   and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

    Where is the coach station in Leicester to go to Cardiff? Where is the coach station in Cardiff located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Leicester 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.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Leicester to Cardiff?
    For the best Leicester to Cardiff coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Cardiff from Leicester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When does the first coach depart from Leicester to Cardiff? When does the last coach depart from Leicester to Cardiff?
    The earliest coach for this route departs from Leicester at 08: 05. The last coach leaves from Leicester at 19: 15. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Leicester to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy Leicester to Cardiff coach tickets to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you book coach tickets from Leicester to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Leicester to Cardiff a few months in advance.

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