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Bus London to Cardiff: Trip Overview
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According to multiple reviews, customers are very impressed with the punctuality and courteousness of the drivers. They also appreciate the smooth drive. However, some reviewers have mentioned an unpleasant odor upon entering the bus, although it was not a food odor. Additionally, there is a suggestion that Victoria should be less central as it adds extra travel time for passengers. Overall, many customers find this service to be good value for money and would recommend National Express to others.
National Express London Cardiff recent customer reviews
I along with one of my friend showed the ticket to the bus driver but the bus was wrong bus but he didnt say anything . We were going to cardiff but we was placed in a return bus to London. I missed my class and had to buy a new ticket to Cardiff. And I was in a hurry to catch the next days class so I didnt complain to anyone. I am a new student here but It was completely the drivers fault. If he checked the ticket clearly it would never happen.
I liked the fact that it was not a very service and that there are fewer stops than on the train.
Victoria needs to be less central as much journey time is spent getting to and from it
According to multiple reviews, the overall trip was good. However, there were complaints about rubbish inside the bus that wasn't cleaned from the previous trip and a lack of free WiFi. Additionally, some customers had extremely negative experiences with significant delays and being left in cold weather for an extended period of time without any information or assistance. On a positive note, staff members were attentive but there were issues with inadequate air conditioning during a heatwave. The departure and arrival times were on schedule and driving was safe, although WiFi was not available.
Megabus London Cardiff recent customer reviews
The driver was very kind and helped me buy the ticket online because I am not very big friend with tehnilogy.
Everything else I was happy about except that the Wi-Fi had no internet connection
Departure and arrival in time. Safe driving. No WiFi, not a big deal but anyway ...
FlixBus offers reliable, affordable transportation between cities in United Kingdom. To provide convenient travel times to its customers, they have an average of 78 departures per day, with options for direct or connecting trips. With comfortable buses and prices ranging from $9.00 to $91.00, FlixBus is a convenient and affordable way to travel. Their frequently updated schedules make it easy to plan your next road trip or weekend getaway. So sit back, relax, and let FlixBus take care of the driving.
London to Cardiff Buses
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|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||12:10AM - 11:59PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$14|
|Minimum Trip Duration||2h55m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||3h35m|
|Distance||131 miles (211 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||National Express, Megabus UK, FlixBus|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in London and Cardiff?
50 Park Place (Bus Stop, o/s Cathays Rail Stn), Cardiff CF10
Frequently asked questions for your trip London - Cardiff
You can take a bus or a train to go from London to Cardiff. Both are easy and sustainable ways to travel to Cardiff. Another option you should consider is using carpooling services, which allow you to share a car ride with other travelers.
The average travel time from London to Cardiff is about 3h 35m, but you can get there in as little as 2h 55m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 132 miles (212 km) that separate the two cities.
The distance separating London and Cardiff is 132 miles (212 km).
About 98 buses travel this route daily, provided by National Express, Megabus UK and FlixBus. The number of buses from London to Cardiff can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from London to Cardiff a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!
The bus service operates between 12:10 AM and 11:59 PM.
Most of the buses traveling from London to Cardiff leave from Victoria Coach Station and arrive at Sophia Gardens. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.
The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $6.
You can expect to pay around $14 for a bus ticket. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $6 to $91, so it's good to do your research before booking.
Yes, a day trip from London to Cardiff is definitely doable. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 5h 50m. So you'll have enough time to visit Cardiff before returning to London in the evening.
Once in Cardiff, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Cardiff Castle, St John the Baptist Church, St Fagans National Museum of History, Senedd - National Assembly Building and Wales Millennium Centre.
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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.
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 $6 to $68 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 $6 which is on 2023-12-11.
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.
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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?
|Vehicle Type||Travel Time||Avg Price||Daily Departures|
|Vehicle TypeBus||Travel Time3h 35m||Avg Price$14||Daily Departures98|
|Vehicle TypeTrain||Travel Time1h 51m||Avg Price$69||Daily Departures12|
|Vehicle TypeCarpool||Travel Time3h 10m||Avg Price$19||Daily Departures1|
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 $14 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $6. 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!
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