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Quick and easy travel from Cardiff to Birmingham with Virail

What's the best way to get from Cardiff to Birmingham? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Cardiff to Birmingham, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Cardiff to Birmingham?

On average, a bus ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham will cost you £ 29.11. 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 £ 3.26. 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.

Journey Details

Best price £ 3.26
Journey duration 4 h 19 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 10:45
Last departure 17:05
Distance 88.2 mi
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Megabus
Duration: 3 h 25 min
Cardiff University Park Place - Birmingham Brunel Street
09:15 - 12:40
£ 24.63
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 3 h 15 min
Cardiff University Park Place - Birmingham Brunel Street
11:25 - 14:40
£ 25.42
Megabus-logo
Megabus
Duration: 3 h 25 min
Cardiff University Park Place - Birmingham Brunel Street
17:05 - 20:30
£ 25.42
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 4 h 45 min
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - Birmingham Coach Station
06:15 - 11:00
£ 34.70
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 30 min
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - Birmingham Airport Bus Station
10:10 - 17:40
£ 37.26

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

The journey between Cardiff and Birmingham runs for about 88.2 mi and usually takes approximately 4 h 19 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 h 20 min. If you are trying to get from Cardiff to Birmingham as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Cardiff to Birmingham?

The first journey of the day departs from Cardiff at 10:45. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 17:05. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cardiff and Birmingham. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Cardiff to Birmingham are there every day?

If you want to get from Cardiff to Birmingham, you can travel with providers such as Megabus, National Express and Eurolines CH. You will find a maximum number of 54 departures per day. On average, there are 5 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 3 direct journeys between Cardiff and Birmingham. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

Stations of departure

Cardiff
Cardiff University Park Place, Bus Stop, opp Student Support Centre
Kingsway Stop GQ
Birmingham
Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
Sophia Gardens
Cardiff University
Cardiff Sophia Gardens
Cardiff Kingsway Stop GQ
Cardiff University Park Place

Destination stations

Birmingham
Brunel Street
Cardiff
Coach Station
Birmingham Coach Station
Birmingham Brunel Street
Birmingham Airport Bus Station
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