Leicester to Cardiff bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
FlixBus
16:458h20
Leicester
01:05Cardiff
£281One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
15:308h00
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
23:30Cardiff
£311One-way
1 change
National Express
15:007h35
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
22:35Cardiff
£321One-way
1 change
FlixBus
12:4010h05
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
22:45Cardiff
£321One-way
1 change
National Express
17:104h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
21:55Cardiff
£321One-way
1 change

Bus timetableLeicester to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 17 June
National Express
03:407h25
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
11:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
03:407h30
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
11:10Cardiff
1 change
National Express
05:307h35
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
13:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
06:357h30
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
14:05Cardiff
1 change
FlixBus
06:558h40
Leicester
15:35Cardiff
1 change
National Express
07:058h00
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
15:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
08:104h15
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
12:25Cardiff
1 change
National Express
08:457h30
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
16:15Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:157h55
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
17:10Cardiff
1 change
National Express
09:504h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
14:35Cardiff
1 change
National Express
10:307h25
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
17:55Cardiff
1 change
National Express
10:307h20
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
17:50Cardiff
1 change
National Express
11:157h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
19:00Cardiff
1 change
National Express
11:157h50
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
19:05Cardiff
1 change
FlixBus
12:4010h05
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
22:45Cardiff
1 change
FlixBus
13:009h45
Leicester
22:45Cardiff
1 change
National Express
13:307h25
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
20:55Cardiff
1 change
National Express
14:007h50
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
21:50Cardiff
1 change
National Express
14:204h55
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
19:15Cardiff
1 change
National Express
14:357h35
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
22:10Cardiff
1 change
National Express
15:007h35
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
22:35Cardiff
1 change
National Express
15:308h00
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
23:30Cardiff
1 change
National Express
16:307h25
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
23:55Cardiff
1 change
FlixBus
16:458h20
Leicester
01:05Cardiff
1 change
National Express
17:104h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
21:55Cardiff
1 change

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Bus times from Leicester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

7 h 24 m

Buses per day

25

Distance

190 km

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

Fastest
National Express
08:104h15
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
12:25Cardiff
£411One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
09:504h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
14:35Cardiff
£381One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
National Express
17:104h45
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
21:55Cardiff
£321One-way
1 change
National Express
14:204h55
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
19:15Cardiff
£371One-way
1 change
National Express
10:307h20
Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
17:50Cardiff
£511One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Cardiff

distanceDistance118 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyCoach frequency5 a day
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Leicester to Cardiff cover the 118 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 5 coaches operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and arrive in Cardiff, University.

Coach companies: National Express and Megabus Leicester to Cardiff

You can travel by coach between Leicester and Cardiff with National Express and Megabus for as low as £11. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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 from Leicester to Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Leicester to Cardiff with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • National Express frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Leicester to Cardiff coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Leicester 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 Leicester to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Cardiff can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Leicester to Cardiff is £17; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Leicester to Cardiff coach time is 4 h 50 min   covering the 118 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Leicester to Cardiff leaves at 10: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Leicester to Cardiff leaves at 20: 15.
There are 5 coaches a day from Leicester to Cardiff which require at least one change with National Express or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the trip from Leicester to Cardiff you can take a coach with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Leicester to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Leicester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda), Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and Leicester, Braunstone. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in coach stations like Cardiff, University, Cardiff, Millennium Stadium and Cardiff, North Rd (Cathays High School).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda), which is located around 3.9 miles (6.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cardiff, University, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff from Leicester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Leicester to Cardiff by coach is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff from Leicester including taking a train or coach.

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