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Journey Summary

London to Cardiff Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
4 hours 33 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £8
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Cardiff
Distance:211 Kms
BusBus Companies:National Express

Travelling by Coach from London to Cardiff

Coaches from London to Cardiff are run by National Express and run on average twice an hour during the weekdays. Most coaches are direct and take around 3hrs to arrive into Cardiff.

Know before you go:

  • Coaches from London to Cardiff are run by National Express.
  • The average journey duration is 3hrs 45min, although some journeys can take up to 5hrs 19mins.
  • Coaches run from London to Cardiff from just past 06:00 until midnight, although times may vary.
  • Up to 2 coaches depart an hour throughout the day.
  • Coaches depart from either London Victoria Coach Station and arrive into Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Coach Station Information and Getting to the City Centre

Departing from London: Coaches from London to Cardiff depart from Victoria Coach Station in the southwest of London, close to Westminster on Buckingham Palace Road. Passengers can get to Victoria Coach Station by taking the District & Circle Lines or the Victoria Line on the Underground and then walk the few minutes to the coach station.

Passengers can also take a local bus to the station from many areas around London and walk the same distance to the coach station. Victoria departure terminal closes at 01:00 and opens again at 05:00. There are refreshments, cash machines and a left luggage office. Passengers are advised to be at Victoria Coach station at least 30 minutes before the departure time.

Arriving in Cardiff: Buses from London to Cardiff arrive at Cardiff Bus station next to Sophia Gardens, right in the city centre. Onward travel is simple with either local buses and the train station just a short walk away from Sophia Gardens. Cardiff Bus Station has limited facilities, but does include a waiting area and toilets.

Tips for Booking Cheap Coaches from London to Cardiff

  • To get the best price it's important to book at least one week in advance, the further in advance the better.
  • The cheapest day to book is a Tuesday, Friday is the most expensive day to travel.
  • The cheapest time of day to travel is either first thing in the morning or last in the evening.
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Best fares for buses from London to Cardiff

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Fri, May 24
Bus
National Express
21:303h 20m00:50
LondonCardiff
Sat, May 25
Bus
National Express
01:003h 35m04:35
LondonCardiff
Fastest Buses from London to Cardiff by duration
Mon, May 27
Bus
National Express
22:593h 11m02:10
LondonCardiff
Wed, Jun 12
Bus
National Express
22:593h 11m02:10
LondonCardiff
Fri, Jun 14
Bus
National Express
22:593h 11m02:10
LondonCardiff
Return Journeys for Buses from Cardiff to London
Fri, May 24
Bus
National Express
19:153h 25m22:40
CardiffLondon
Sat, May 25
Bus
National Express
18:153h 30m21:45
CardiffLondon
Sun, May 26
Bus
National Express
03:253h 25m06:50
CardiffLondon
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Cardiff
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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