How to get from Cardiff to Guildford

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Guildford

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £49 • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 113 miles (182 km) to Guildford from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Guildford.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff to Guildford

Travel to Guildford 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 Cardiff to Guildford.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Cardiff to Guildford. You can take a coach or train.

The cheapest way from Cardiff to Guildford is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Guildford:

A coach is about £30 less than a train, which costs on average £49 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Cardiff and Guildford is by train, which takes on average 2 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 45 min   of travel time.

The Cardiff to Guildford distance is approximately 113 miles (182 km).

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Guildford is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Guildford at Guildford, Egerton Road.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cardiff Central and tend to arrive in Guildford.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Guildford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Guildford by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Cardiff to Guildford for £20.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Guildford by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Guildford for £49 on Omio.
Your journey from Cardiff to Guildford doesn't have to end in Guildford. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Luton or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Luton or Manchester to your Cardiff to Guildford trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Guildford today!

Before travelling from Cardiff to Guildford, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £20 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £49 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Guildford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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