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16 Oct
£53Great Western Railway
£14National Express
17 Oct
£53South Western Railway
£15National Express
18 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£12National Express
19 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£12National Express
20 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£11National Express
22 Oct
£34Great Western Railway
£11National Express

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Coach Information to Cardiff from Southampton

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Southampton to Cardiff cover the 86 miles (139 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 35 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 £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Coach companies

National Express coaches between Southampton and Cardiff

For as little as £11 you can travel by coach from Southampton to Cardiff with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 Southampton - 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.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Southampton and Cardiff, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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

    Buses from Southampton to Cardiff
    Take the bus to Cardiff easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Southampton to Cardiff.
    How much do cheap coach tickets to Cardiff from Southampton cost?
    You can find a cheap coach from Southampton to Cardiff for some dates and times for as low as £11  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Southampton to Cardiff?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Southampton and Cardiff is £13  one way.
    How many miles is it from Southampton to Cardiff by coach?
    The distance from Southampton to Cardiff by coach is approximately 86 miles (139 km).
    What is the average Southampton to Cardiff coach duration?
    On average the coach from Southampton to Cardiff duration is 6 h 35 min  for the 86 miles (139 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which coach station in Southampton goes to Cardiff? Which coach station do I come into Cardiff from Southampton?

    When taking a coach from Southampton, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Southampton, Coach Station, Southampton, Burgess Rd (Library) and Southampton, Southampton. When you arrive in Cardiff, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Southampton Central   to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Southampton to Cardiff?
    For the journey from Southampton to Cardiff you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Southampton to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When is the earliest coach from Southampton to Cardiff? When is the last coach from Southampton to Cardiff?
    The first coach from Southampton to Cardiff leaves at 05: 45   and the last coach for this leaves at 20: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Southampton to Cardiff times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets to Cardiff from Southampton for the best deals?
    If you purchase a coach ticket between Southampton and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Southampton to Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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