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Bus Southampton to Cardiff: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Southampton to Cardiff cost £ 10.46. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 35.73 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Southampton to Cardiff.

Southampton to Cardiff by bus

Best price £ 52.19
Journey duration 6 h 40 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 07:45
Last departure 18:05
Distance 86.4 mi

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Route Summary by bus

Connections
49
Carriers
2
Minimum price
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National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 20 min
Southampton Coach Station - Cardiff University
06:30 - 12:50
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 15 min
Southampton Coach Station - Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange
06:30 - 12:45
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 15 min
Southampton University Of Southampton - Cardiff Sophia Gardens
06:45 - 13:00
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 7 h
Southampton Coach Station - Cardiff University
11:05 - 18:05
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 55 min
Southampton Coach Station - Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange
11:05 - 18:00
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 55 min
Southampton University Of Southampton - Cardiff Sophia Gardens
11:20 - 18:15
£ 10.58
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 40 min
Southampton University Of Southampton - Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange
13:20 - 20:00
£ 10.58

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

The journey between Southampton and Cardiff runs for about 87.0 mi and usually takes approximately 6 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 6 h. If you are trying to get from Southampton 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 departures from Southampton to Cardiff?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Southampton to Cardiff leaving at 03:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 18:05.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 Southampton to Cardiff?

On average, there are 32 daily departures from Southampton to Cardiff. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 122 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express and Eurolines CH, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 8 departures from Southampton which travel directly to Cardiff. There are 24 journeys with one change or more.