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Journey details

Best price 8.90£
Journey duration 3 h 54 min
Connections per day 57
First departure: 00:25
Last departure: 22:15
Distance 153km

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Virail has the magic trick to find your cheap train tickets to Cardiff. You just need to enter your travel dates and set the filters for departure and price according to your preferences. If you need a round-trip ticket you just have to tick the box. Once you choose the best travel options for your bus from Reading to Cardiff, virail will redirect you automatically to the provider's website for the purchase. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

How much are the bus tickets from Reading to Cardiff?

Don't wait too long to book your ticket: by booking in advance you can get bus tickets from Reading to Cardiff for only 10,32 £. However, if you don't know the dates of your journey yet, you can find tickets for 90,06 £ on average.

What are the departure stations?

Buses from Reading leave from Reading Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride, Reading, Calcot, Bath Rd, Lay-by Adj Recreation Ground, Reading, Mereoak Park & Ride, Nr M4 Junction 11 or Mereoak P&R, reaching Cardiff at Cardiff Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange, Cardiff Castle Street, Cardiff University or Sophia Gardens.


For relatively short journeys like the one from Reading to Cardiff, you could also choose to travel by carpooling, cheaper alternative, or by train, an ecological choice.

When are the buses from Reading to Cardiff scheduled?

The average duration of the journey is 4 hours, but the fastest bus connections get you to Cardiff in 2 hours and 35 minutes. The first bus is scheduled at 00:03 and the last one at 22:08.

Which bus companies serve the route Reading - Cardiff?

There are many companies cooperating with virail, among which also National Express with buses to Cardiff.

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