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Journey Details

Best price £ 2.73
Journey duration 1 h 5 min
Connections per day 23
First departure 06:05
Last departure 22:05
Distance 25.5 mi

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Bristol to Cardiff. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Bristol to Cardiff?

On average, a bus ticket from Bristol to Cardiff will cost you £ 8.12. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 1.55. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Stations of departure

Bristol BRISTOL (Coach Station), Bus Stn, Marlborough St
Bristol Bus stop "Frenchway Campus", Coldharbour Lane; house 307
Bristol Bus & Coach Stn, Marlborough St
Cardiff
Bristol Airport Terminal
Bristol Bus Station
Bus & Coach Station
Bristol
Bond St
University Of West England
Heathrow Airport
Bristol Airport Bus stop outside Arrivals Terminal
Bristol City Centre (Bond Street)
Bristol Bus stop "Bond Street", Bond Street
University of the West of England Frenchay Interchange, Stand A
Bristol Bond St
Airport (BRS)
Bristol Airport BRS Bristol Airport, North Side Road
Bristol University of West England East Gate
Bristol Bristol Bus Station, Whitson St 1
Bristol Bristol bus station, Marlborough St

Destination stations

Cardiff Cardiff bus station, Sophia Gardens St
Cardiff Cardiff University Park Place, Park Pl 48
Cardiff (Castle)
Cardiff
Cardiff Castle Street
Cardiff University
Cardiff Sophia Gardens
Cardiff University (o/s Cathays Rail Stn)
Bristol
Kingsway Stop GQ
Cardiff University Park Place, Bus Stop, opp Student Support Centre
Heathrow Airport
Cardiff University Park Place, Student Support Centre
Cardiff Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
Cardiff City Centre
Cardiff Cardiff University, Park Pl 50
Cardiff Kingsway Stop GQ
Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
Cardiff Cardiff Kingsway Stop GQ, Kingsway
Cardiff CARDIFF Coach Station (Sophia Gardens), Sophia Gardens
Cardiff Cardiff Sophia Gardens, Sophia Cl 2
Cardiff - Castle Street Bus Stop
Cardiff University Park Place

CO2 emissions for this route

Flight
11.685kg
Train
0.574kg
Bus
2.788kg
Car
2.009kg

Ticket price Bristol - Cardiff every day

 
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Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 55 min
Bristol City Centre (Bond Street) - Cardiff City Centre
11:55 - 12:50
£ 2.73
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 1 h 10 min
Bristol Bond St - Cardiff University Park Place
21:10 - 22:20
£ 4.24
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 55 min
Bristol City Centre (Bond Street) - Cardiff City Centre
13:55 - 14:50
£ 5.01
Flixbus-logo
Flixbus
Duration: 55 min
Bristol City Centre (Bond Street) - Cardiff City Centre
18:00 - 18:55
£ 5.01
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 1 h
Bristol Bond St - Cardiff University
06:05 - 07:05
£ 6.51
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 1 h 10 min
Bristol Bond St - Cardiff University
11:10 - 12:20
£ 6.51
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 1 h
Bristol Bond St - Cardiff University
13:10 - 14:10
£ 6.51

How long will it take me to travel from Bristol to Cardiff by bus?

The journey between Bristol and Cardiff by bus usually takes 1 h 6 min to cover a distance of 25.5 mi. The shortest journey from Bristol to Cardiff will take you 10 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Cardiff quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Bristol to Cardiff?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Bristol at 01:05, and the last departure will leave at 22:05. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bristol to Cardiff can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from Bristol to Cardiff?

The exact number of journeys from Bristol to Cardiff can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 21 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, First Wessex Of Bristol and Flixbus. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 148 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bristol to Cardiff. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bristol to Cardiff varies, but in general, you can expect to find 21 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.

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