Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Cheapest

£25

Average

£35

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.

The average ticket from Plymouth to Cardiff will cost around £ 35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.

Cheapest
07:00Plymouth5h25 12:25Cardiff
1 changes
£251One-way
Cheapest
07:00Plymouth5h20 12:20Cardiff
1 changes
£251One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:30Plymouth6h10 21:40Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:30Plymouth6h15 21:45Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:30Plymouth6h00 19:30Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Cardiff

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07:00Plymouth5h25 12:25Cardiff
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07:00Plymouth5h20 12:20Cardiff
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13:30Plymouth6h00 19:30Cardiff
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13:30Plymouth6h05 19:35Cardiff
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15:30Plymouth6h10 21:40Cardiff
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15:30Plymouth6h15 21:45Cardiff
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Sat
4 Dec
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£30Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£82Cross Country
£25Megabus
Wed
8 Dec
£59Great Western Railway
£24Megabus
Fri
10 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£25National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£59Great Western Railway
£24National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£59Great Western Railway
£23Megabus
Mon
13 Dec
£81Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£21National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£25National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£23Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£32National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£32National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£56Great Western Railway
£42National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£54Great Western Railway
£41National Express
Fri
24 Dec
£53Great Western Railway
£41National Express

Bus times from Plymouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Fastest Journey

5 h 20 m

Average

5 h 52 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

141 km

It's difficult to get from Plymouth to Cardiff without changing at least once.

Fastest
07:00Plymouth5h20 12:20Cardiff
1 changes
£251One-way
2nd Fastest
07:00Plymouth5h25 12:25Cardiff
1 changes
£251One-way
13:30Plymouth6h00 19:30Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way
13:30Plymouth6h05 19:35Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way
15:30Plymouth6h10 21:40Cardiff
1 changes
£411One-way

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Coach Information between Plymouth and Cardiff

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£26 (€29)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Plymouth to Cardiff cover the 87 miles (140 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £24, but the average price of coach tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Coach companies

National Express from Plymouth to Cardiff

Find the best coaches between Plymouth and Cardiff with Omio's travel partners National Express from £24. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

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

  • Average Price: £25

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from Plymouth to Cardiff due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Coach to Cardiff from Plymouth
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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches between Plymouth and Cardiff cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Plymouth to Cardiff for as low as £24  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Plymouth to Cardiff?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Plymouth to Cardiff coach prices are on average £26  one way.
What is the distance to Cardiff from Plymouth via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Plymouth to Cardiff via coach to be approximately 87 miles (140 km).
How long is the coach from Plymouth to Cardiff?
The Plymouth to Cardiff coach duration is on average 6 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 87 miles (140 km) from Plymouth to Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Plymouth to Cardiff, which coach station in Plymouth do I depart from and which coach station in Cardiff do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Plymouth to start your route from including Plymouth, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Marsh Mills. In Cardiff you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Plymouth   and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Where do I find the Plymouth coach station to Cardiff? Where is the Cardiff coach station?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Plymouth, is located 0.5 miles (754 m) from the city centre of Plymouth.

The most popular arrival coach station, Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, is located 0.5 miles (844 m) away from the city centre of Cardiff.

What coach companies go from Plymouth to Cardiff?
If you're looking for coaches from Plymouth to Cardiff, you can rely on National Express to get you to Cardiff. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Plymouth to Cardiff journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket between Plymouth and Cardiff to get the best deals?
If you purchase a coach ticket from Plymouth to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £26 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Plymouth and Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.