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

Prices will vary when you travel from Cardiff to Southampton. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 22.27 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 9.13, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Journey Details

Best price £ 9.14
Journey duration 7 h 23 min
Connections per day 40
First departure 02:30
Last departure 13:35
Distance 86.4 mi

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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - Southampton University Of Southampton
07:45 - 14:45
£ 9.13
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 13 min
Cardiff Castle Street - Southampton Coach Station
07:47 - 15:00
£ 9.13
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 50 min
Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange - Southampton University Of Southampton
07:55 - 14:45
£ 9.13
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 5 min
Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange - Southampton Coach Station
07:55 - 15:00
£ 9.13
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 30 min
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - Southampton Coach Station
06:10 - 13:40
£ 10.19
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 15 min
Cardiff Sophia Gardens - Southampton University Of Southampton
06:10 - 13:25
£ 10.19
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h 28 min
Cardiff Castle Street - Southampton Coach Station
06:12 - 13:40
£ 10.19

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

In order to get from Cardiff to Southampton faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cardiff and Southampton will complete the journey in 5 h 40 min.On average, it will take you about 7 h 21 min to travel the 87.0 mi between Cardiff and Southampton.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cardiff to Southampton?

The first daily departure from Cardiff to Southampton leaves at 07:20, while the last journey of the day sets out at 13:35. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Cardiff and Southampton. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do departures from Cardiff leave for Southampton?

The route from Cardiff to Southampton is served by providers including National Express and Eurolines CH. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 129 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cardiff 38 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cardiff to Southampton, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 34 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

Stations of departure

Cardiff University Park Place, Bus Stop, opp Student Support Centre
Cardiff (Gabalfa) North Rd, at Gabalfa Clinic
Cardiff Cardiff Sophia Gardens, Sophia Cl 2
Cardiff (Gabalfa Interchange, O/s Clinic)
Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
Cardiff Sophia Gardens
Cardiff Castle Street
Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange
Cardiff University

Destination stations

University of Southampton
Southampton Southampton Coach Station, Harbour Parade
Southampton Southampton University of Southampton, Burgess Rd 263
Southampton University Of Southampton
Southampton Coach Station
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