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Best price £ 14.99
Journey duration 4 h 47 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 13:10
Last departure 16:30
Distance 54.7 mi

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

The prices for bus tickets from Exeter to Cardiff 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 Exeter to Cardiff will cost £ 14.99. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 23.25. 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.

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

In order to get from Exeter to Cardiff 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 Exeter and Cardiff will complete the journey in 4 h 9 min.On average, it will take you about 4 h 47 min to travel the 54.7 mi between Exeter and Cardiff.

When do departures from Exeter to Cardiff leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Exeter to Cardiff leaving at 13:10. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 16:30.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Exeter to Cardiff?

The exact number of journeys from Exeter 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 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Megabus. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 8 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 Exeter 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 Exeter to Cardiff varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.