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Best price £ 19.60
Journey duration 6 h 20 min
Connections per day 18
First departure 06:20
Last departure 21:15
Distance 84.5 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Oxford to Cardiff?

On average, a bus ticket from Oxford to Cardiff will cost you £ 28.93. 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 £ 9.67. 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.

Buses from Oxford to Cardiff

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

The journey between Oxford and Cardiff runs for about 85.1 mi and usually takes approximately 6 h 29 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 4 h 50 min. If you are trying to get from Oxford to Cardiff 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 Oxford to Cardiff?

The first daily departure from Oxford to Cardiff leaves at 07:00, while the last journey of the day sets out at 21:15. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Oxford and Cardiff. 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 Oxford leave for Cardiff?

The route from Oxford to Cardiff is served by providers including National Express and Eurolines CH. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 22 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Oxford 18 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Oxford to Cardiff, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 18 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.