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Mon4 Dec
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Tue5 Dec
from £5
Wed6 Dec
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Thu7 Dec
from £13
Fri8 Dec
from £7
Sat9 Dec
Sun10 Dec

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London - Victoria Coach Station
Cardiff - Cardiff Royal Welsh College of Music
London - Victoria Coach Station
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Cardiff - Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
2nd Cheapest
London - Victoria Coach Station
Cardiff - Cardiff University (opp Cathays Rail Stn)
London - Victoria Coach Station
Cardiff - Cardiff (Gabalfa Interchange, o/s Roberts Optometrists)
London - Victoria Coach Station
Cardiff - Kingsway GD
Bus London to Cardiff: Trip Overview

Bus London to Cardiff: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£12
Average bus trip duration3h 35m
Number of daily buses97
Earliest bus departure00:10
Distance131 miles
Latest bus departure23:59

See what travellers are saying about the trip from London to Cardiff

4.2 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (154)

50mins late

Morgan B.

2 December 2023
Enjoyable trip. Bus was very warm considering how cold it was when we got off

Andrew T.

27 November 2023
Bus was delayed for one hour

Emam E.

22 October 2023
The driver was very kind and helped me buy the ticket online because I am not very big friend with tehnilogy.

Tatiana P.

21 October 2023
No fuss

Shaun E.

4 October 2023
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United Kingdom Bus Companies: BlaBlaBus, Union Ivkoni, Sindbad

London to Cardiff buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses97
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures00:10 - 23:59
Minimum Price£5
Average Ticket Price£12
Minimum Trip Duration2h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration3h35m
Distance131 miles
Bus companies on this routeNational Express, Megabus UK, FlixBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip London - Cardiff

The average bus ticket price from London to Cardiff is £12. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Cardiff 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!

The average travel time between London and Cardiff is around 3h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 2h 55m. This is the time it takes to travel the 132 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from London to Cardiff can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 97 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from London to Cardiff by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Buses travelling between London and Cardiff leave from Victoria Coach Station or Stop SC - Hammersmith Bridge Rd. and arrive at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff University (o/s Cathays Rail Stn), Cardiff - Castle Street Bus Stop.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from London to Cardiff was searched and found on 5 Dec 2023 with a price of £5

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from London to Cardiff as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from £5 to £63 for a bus ticket from London to Cardiff based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £5, which is on 2023-12-05.

Usually National Express will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from London to Cardiff but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from London to Cardiff.

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 London to Cardiff.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from London to Cardiff while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

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

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from London to Cardiff?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle typeTravel timeAvg priceDaily departures
Vehicle typeTrainTravel time1h 51mAvg price£56Daily departures13
Vehicle typeCarpoolTravel time3h 20mAvg price£18Daily departures1
Vehicle typeBusTravel time3h 35mAvg price£12Daily departures97

The best way to travel between London and Cardiff is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost £12 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from £5. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Cardiff, choose the bus, as it will take you from London to Cardiff in about 1h 51m – that's the fastest way to get there!

Will you be returning to London by bus?

Bus from Cardiff to London

You can also go to Cardiff by train

Train from London to Cardiff

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