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Bus Cardiff to London: Trip Overview

34
Daily Buses
1:00 am - 11:05 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$42
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Cardiff - London

4.1 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cardiff to London

Ratings and Reviews (20)


Vanessa N.September 7, 2020 | 

Fairly good

Kassa Z.March 24, 2020 | 

It is safe ,comfortable , toilet and WiFi

Daryn R.February 15, 2020 | 

Booked a national express, an old Edwards coaches turned up, the bus just about made it to London & seats were terribly uncomfortable

Thom B.January 28, 2020 | 

It was raining heavily, several National Express drivers were stood in the bus with the door wide open having a chat, they easily could have invited me to take my seat on the bus. Instead I was made to wait in the rain. When it came time to board two women walked to the front of the queue and pushed passed everyone else, the driver saw everything and said nothing. The USB and charging sockets were broken on both journeys, I had to miss part of the event I was travelling for in order to go to a bar I didn't want to go to simply to charge my phone so I could show my ticket for the return journey. By the time we had arrived back in Cardiff my battery had died again so I wad unable to book an uber. There were no taxis at the bus station so I had to walk home to Fairwater at 4am in the rain. I spent the following day in bed with a cold. A completely wasted journey, I wish I hadn't spent the money in the first place.

Elise B.November 11, 2019 | 

Good bus ride, would’ve appreciated better signage on the departure location though. I had to ask around to make sure I was in the right spot, which was an anxiety that could’ve been avoided. Also, someone was playing pop music out loud, or at least audibly, which made it hard to sleep, though obviously that’s not really in your control completely. Otherwise, it was extremely comfortable and timely, and I had good experiences with the staff! Thanks for a safe and prompt journey home!

Anica J.November 8, 2019 | 

It was a lovely trip . Driver was friendly and helpfool .

Tracey H.June 12, 2019 | 

Comfortable reliable and WiFi access

Emilia C.April 14, 2019 | 

Very good driver. Everything was perfect

Masakazu T.January 29, 2019 | 

Early morning 5 minutes late is not issued.

Roger G.January 19, 2019 | 

I can't reply because I missed the bus went to the wrong bus stop but megga bus were good

Nino M.December 14, 2018 | 

We departed late and there was no information about a bus or why were we late.. But, overall, the ride was smooth and we arrived to London ahead of time. So, it was OK

Navjit K.October 10, 2018 | 

Excellent service

Gareth W.September 22, 2018 | 

Very good

Mariangela C.September 17, 2018 | 

Enjoyed travelling with National Express. On time and staff very helpful!

Jessica H.August 12, 2018 | 

The outgoing trip to London was delayed by forty five minutes and it was requested that eight people volunteer to take a coach more than an hour later to Heathrow and then an exchange to Victoria Station. It was said that until eight people volunteered we wouldn't be moving. About ten minutes later, we got moved to a coach right next to us which had been there the entire time and which would have enough seats for everybody. On my way from London to Cardiff I found the driver rude and incompetent. He spoke to passengers in a derogatory manner. The doors stopped working and when somebody asked what was wrong he replied with attitude. He also gave attitude to two women who tried to board the bus when they had the wrong tickets. We also arrived at Cardiff later than planned.

Daena G.May 23, 2018 | 

I had a good and friendly staff member.

Tane K.November 27, 2017 | 

The drivers from Clarke's buses were funny and friendly.

Molly W.October 15, 2017 | 

Great service, comfy bus & friendly driver.

Joanna N.September 7, 2017 | 

On the ticket, I had indicated the bus stop in opposit side of the street. It was confused.

Trevor H.July 10, 2017 | 

I was due to catch the 5.25pm bus from Cardiff University the bus was cancelled due to no driver. Had to get the bus to Bristol then change and get on another bus to London.

Cardiff to London Buses

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Bus Companies

Cardiff to London buses are provided by Megabus and National Express.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Cardiff, the trip starts at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - Castle Street Bus Stop, Cardiff Coach Station - Sophia Gardens, Cardiff University (o/s Cathays Rail Stn), Cardiff (Gabalfa Interchange, o/s Roberts Optometrists), Cardiff (Gabalfa Interchange, o/s Clinic), Cardiff Bus Stop - National Museum, Cardiff, Cardiff or Cardiff Bus Stop - Westgate.

In London, your bus travel ends at Golders Green, Buckingham Palace Road, Earl's Court, Victoria Coach Station, Stratford, Stratford, Stratford, Great Eastern Rd, Hammersmith or Liverpool Street Station.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses34
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:00 am - 11:05 pm
Minimum Price$13
Average Ticket Price$42
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeMegabus UK, National Express, National Express

Cardiff to London Route Map

Cardiff to London Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cardiff - London

How much does a bus ticket from Cardiff to London cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Cardiff to London is $42. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to London is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Cardiff to London?

The average travel time between Cardiff and London is around 3h 40m, although the fastest bus will take about 2h.This is the time it takes to travel the 212 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Cardiff and London?

The number of buses from Cardiff to London can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 34 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cardiff to London by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cardiff to London?

When taking the bus from Cardiff to London, you can travel comfortably and safely with Megabus, National Express, National Express.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Cardiff to London?

Buses travelling between Cardiff and London leave from Sophia Gardens or Cardiff - Castle Street Bus Stop and arrive at Golders Green, Buckingham Palace Road, Earl's Court.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Cardiff and London!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Cardiff to London, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Cardiff to London.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Cardiff to London.

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Will you be returning to Cardiff by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from London to Cardiff.

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