How to get to Middlesbrough from Cardiff

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from Cardiff to Middlesbrough

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

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

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Travel Information to Middlesbrough from Cardiff

distanceDistance228 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£52 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 8 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £52 • 5 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, easyJet or CrossCountry

Take a coach or train to travel 228 miles from Cardiff to Middlesbrough. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, easyJet or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Cardiff to Middlesbrough.

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You can travel by travel between Cardiff and Middlesbrough with National Express and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Middlesbrough from Cardiff. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Cardiff - Middlesbrough travel: 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.

      FAQs: Cardiff to Middlesbrough

      FAQs: Travel to Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough.

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

      The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Middlesbrough is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £7 compared to other travel options to Middlesbrough:

      Taking a coach costs less than taking a ferry, which costs on average for the same trip.

      A coach is less than a flight with an average ticket price of from Cardiff to Middlesbrough.

      A coach is £45 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Middlesbrough costing on average £52.

      The fastest way to get to Middlesbrough from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 29 min.

      Other travel options to Middlesbrough take longer:

      Coach takes 8 h 50 min on average.

      Middlesbrough is approximately 228 miles away from Cardiff.

      The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Middlesbrough is:

      • Around 1 coach per day.
      • 8 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cardiff to Middlesbrough 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 when travelling from Cardiff to Middlesbrough:

      • Most travellers catch their coach from Cardiff, University and arrive in Middlesbrough, Bus Station.
      • Most travellers take a train from Cardiff Central to Middlesbrough.

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

      • You can travel from Cardiff to Middlesbrough by coach with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with Megabus from Cardiff to Middlesbrough.
      • You can take a flight from Cardiff to Middlesbrough with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £37 with easyJet from Cardiff to Middlesbrough.
      • You can travel to Middlesbrough from Cardiff by train with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £52 with Transport for Wales from Cardiff to Middlesbrough.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Middlesbrough with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct coach a day to Middlesbrough with Megabus.

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

      Your journey from Cardiff to Middlesbrough doesn't have to end in Middlesbrough. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Birmingham to your Cardiff to Middlesbrough trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Middlesbrough today!

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