Manchester to Cardiff bus

Sun, 19 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
17:005h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
22:50Cardiff
£181One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
17:005h45
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
22:45Cardiff
£181One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
11:205h15
Manchester, Airport
16:35Cardiff
£191One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
10:405h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
16:35Cardiff
£191One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
10:405h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
16:30Cardiff
£191One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableManchester to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Megabus
06:207h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
14:10Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
06:207h45
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
14:05Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
07:007h10
Manchester, Airport
14:10Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
07:007h05
Manchester, Airport
14:05Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
07:406h30
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
14:10Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
07:406h25
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
14:05Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
08:205h45
Manchester, Airport
14:05Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
08:205h50
Manchester, Airport
14:10Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
10:405h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
16:35Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
10:405h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
16:30Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
11:205h15
Manchester, Airport
16:35Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
11:205h10
Manchester, Airport
16:30Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
12:108h20
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:30Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
12:108h15
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
20:25Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
12:507h35
Manchester, Airport
20:25Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
12:507h40
Manchester, Airport
20:30Cardiff
1 change
Megabus
14:105h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
14:105h10
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:20Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
14:504h30
Manchester, Airport
19:20Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
14:504h25
Manchester, Airport
19:15Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
17:005h50
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
22:50Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
17:005h45
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
22:45Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
17:405h10
Manchester, Airport
22:50Cardiff
0 changes
Megabus
17:405h05
Manchester, Airport
22:45Cardiff
0 changes

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Bus times from Manchester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

6 h 13 m

Buses per day

24

Distance

231 km

Of the 24 buses that leave Manchester for Cardiff every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
14:504h25
Manchester, Airport
19:15Cardiff
£271One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
14:504h30
Manchester, Airport
19:20Cardiff
£271One-way
0 changes
Megabus
17:405h05
Manchester, Airport
22:45Cardiff
£291One-way
0 changes
Megabus
14:105h05
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
19:15Cardiff
£271One-way
0 changes
Megabus
17:405h10
Manchester, Airport
22:50Cardiff
£291One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Cardiff

distanceDistance143 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyCoach frequency7 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, FlixBus or Transport for Wales

Coaches from Manchester to Cardiff cover the 143 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 7 coaches operating per day. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of coach tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

Megabus, National Express and FlixBus coaches will get you to Cardiff from Manchester from £10. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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.

Manchester to Cardiff coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £10

FAQs: Manchester to Cardiff coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester 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 Manchester to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Manchester to Cardiff can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester to Cardiff is £18; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Cardiff coach time is 4 h 55 min   covering the 143 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester to Cardiff leaves at 06: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester to Cardiff leaves at 23: 40.
There are 7 coaches a day from Manchester to Cardiff which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the journey from Manchester to Cardiff you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. 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 Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 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 for a coach from Manchester to Cardiff is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff from Manchester including taking a coach or train.
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