How to get to Cardiff from Barnsley

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Barnsley

distanceDistance159 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£11 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 8 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 3 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Take a train or coach to travel 159 miles between Barnsley and Cardiff. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Barnsley to Cardiff.

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from Barnsley to Cardiff

How to get to Cardiff from Barnsley by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Barnsley to Cardiff is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Barnsley to Cardiff

CrossCountry and National Express will get you to Cardiff from Barnsley at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Barnsley and Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Barnsley and Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Barnsley to Cardiff

      FAQs: Travel 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 Barnsley to Cardiff.

      There are 2 ways to get from Barnsley to Cardiff: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to travel to Cardiff from Barnsley is a coach with an average price of £11.

      This is compared to other travel options from Barnsley to Cardiff:

      A coach is £66 less than a train with an average ticket price of £76 from Barnsley to Cardiff.

      The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Barnsley is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 53 min.

      Other travel options to Cardiff take longer:

      Taking a coach requires on average 8 h 45 min of travel time.

      The distance between Barnsley and Cardiff is around 159 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Barnsley to Cardiff is:

      • 8 coaches a day.
      • 17 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Barnsley to Cardiff as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barnsley to Cardiff:

      • Coaches from Barnsley to Cardiff most often leave from Barnsley, Interchange and arrive in Cardiff, University.
      • Trains from Barnsley to Cardiff most often leave from Barnsley and arrive in Cardiff Central.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barnsley to Cardiff:

      • You can go to Cardiff from Barnsley by coach with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £11 with FlixBus from Barnsley to Cardiff on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Barnsley to Cardiff with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with CrossCountry from Barnsley to Cardiff.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Barnsley to Cardiff with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coaches with Megabus with 1 direct coach per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cardiff as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Cardiff from Barnsley.

      Omio customers who travel from Barnsley to Cardiff often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cardiff and these popular destinations at a great price.

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