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

The prices for bus tickets from Cardiff to London vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Cardiff to London will cost £ 1. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 18.63. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Journey Details

Best price £ 5.20
Journey duration 4 h 50 min
Connections per day 231
First departure 02:30
Last departure 18:28
Distance 133.0 mi

Ticket price Cardiff - London every day

In 2 days
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
In 6 days
£ 5.21
£ 12.50
£ 0.91
£ 1
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 47 min
Cardiff Castle Street - London Victoria Coach Station
12:48 - 16:35
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 42 min
Cardiff University - London Victoria Coach Station
12:53 - 16:35
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 37 min
Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange - London Victoria Coach Station
12:58 - 16:35
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 4 h
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - London Victoria Coach Station
15:00 - 19:00
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 37 min
Cardiff Castle Street - London Earls Court
15:03 - 18:40
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 57 min
Cardiff Castle Street - London Victoria Coach Station
15:03 - 19:00
£ 5.21
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 52 min
Cardiff University - London Victoria Coach Station
15:08 - 19:00
£ 5.21

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to London by bus?

The journey between Cardiff and London runs for about 133.0 mi and usually takes approximately 4 h 53 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 52 min. If you are trying to get from Cardiff to London 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.

When do the first and last departures from Cardiff to London leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Cardiff at 05:15, and the last departure will leave at 18:28. 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 Cardiff to London 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 Cardiff to London?

The exact number of journeys from Cardiff to London 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 156 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus, National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 450 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 Cardiff to London. 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 Cardiff to London varies, but in general, you can expect to find 85 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 71 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Sophia Gardens
Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
Cardiff Sophia Gardens
Cardiff University
Cardiff University Park Place, Bus Stop, opp Student Support Centre
Kingsway Stop GQ
Cardiff Cardiff Sophia Gardens, Sophia Cl 2
Cardiff Kingsway Stop GQ
Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange
Cardiff Castle Street
Cardiff Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
Cardiff (Castle)
Cardiff Cardiff bus station, Sophia Gardens St
Cardiff (Gabalfa Interchange, O/s Clinic)
Cardiff (Gabalfa) North Rd, o/s Clinic
Cardiff Cardiff University Park Place, Park Pl 48
Cardiff Cardiff Kingsway Stop GQ, Kingsway
Cardiff CARDIFF Coach Station (Sophia Gardens), Sophia Gardens
Cardiff University Park Place

Destination stations

Heathrow Airport (LHR) T5
Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminals 1-3
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
LGW Airport - South
Earl's Court
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (T2, T3), Inner Ring E, Chapel ln.
Victoria Coach Station
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal
London Victoria Coach Station
London Earls Court
Gatwick London Airport (LGW) North Terminal
Heathrow Airport (T4) Arrivals Forecourt
Gatwick Airport (South), Lower Forecourt
Heathrow Airport (T5)
Gatwick Airport (North)
Heathrow Airport
London (Hammersmith), Hammersmith Bridge Rd, Stop TC
London Heathrow Airport LHR London Heathrow airport (terminal 5), Wellington Road
London Bus station Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road 164
STN Airport
76-77 A4
London Heathrow Airport LHR HEATHROW AIRPORT LONDON (Terminals 2, 3), ,Central Bus Stn
London LONDON Victoria Coach Station, ,Victoria Coach Stn, Departures Hall
London London Earls Court, West Cromwell Rd 76
London Stansted Airport STN London Stansted airport (coach station), Terminal Road North
Luton Luton Challney near Travelodge, Dunstable Road
London Gatwick airport (LGW) London Gatwick airport (north terminal), Departures Road
Luton Luton Town, Station Rd
London Luton Airport LTN London Luton airport, Airport Approach Road
London Hammersmith
London Golders Green
London Luton Airport

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