How to get to Scunthorpe from Cardiff

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from Cardiff to Scunthorpe

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

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

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Scunthorpe

distanceDistance179 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£85 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £85 • 5 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a coach or train to travel 179 miles between Cardiff and Scunthorpe. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Cardiff to Scunthorpe.

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Travel to Scunthorpe from Cardiff on CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Scunthorpe 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.

    FAQs: Cardiff to Scunthorpe

    FAQs: Travel to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe.

    There are 2 travel options to Scunthorpe from Cardiff. You can take a coach or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Scunthorpe from Cardiff is by taking a coach, which costs on average £36.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Cardiff to Scunthorpe:

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

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

    A coach is £49 less than a train with an average ticket price of £85 from Cardiff to Scunthorpe.

    The fastest way from Cardiff to Scunthorpe is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 17 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Scunthorpe that take longer:

    Getting to Scunthorpe by coach takes 7 h 35 min on average.

    The Cardiff to Scunthorpe distance is approximately 179 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Scunthorpe is:

    • Around 1 coach per day.
    • Around 2 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cardiff and Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe:

    • Coaches most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, University and arrive in Scunthorpe at Scunthorpe, Bus Station.
    • Trains from Cardiff to Scunthorpe most often leave from Cardiff Central and arrive in Scunthorpe.

    The following travel companies offer services from Cardiff to Scunthorpe:

    • National Express can take you to Scunthorpe by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Cardiff to Scunthorpe for £36.
    • Travel with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry for trains to Scunthorpe. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for CrossCountry Cardiff to Scunthorpe tickets on Omio for £85.

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

    • You can book a direct coach with.
    • You can travel directly by ferry with.
    • You can book a direct flight with.
    • You can take a direct train with.

    Direct services to Scunthorpe 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 journey.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Scunthorpe often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Doncaster, Manchester, Leeds or Sheffield. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Scunthorpe itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Scunthorpe and any of these top destinations today!

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