Bus from Birmingham to Cardiff and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Birmingham to Cardiff usually start at £1.00. In times of strong demand though, trips can be a bit more expensive, which is why it’s good to compare! Use our search engine to find the best option for your preferences and pick one of the buses offered by megabus and National Express. The quickest bus from Cardiff to Birmingham only takes 2 hr 55 min. Simply click "Find Now" to see all available connections and take your pick!

  Bus Birmingham - Cardiff    142 km
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-81%

The cheapest coach connections from Birmingham to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      20:10
      23:35
    13 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      20:10
      23:35
    12 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      20:10
      23:25
    15 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      19:00
      21:30
    19 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      19:00
      21:30
    27 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      19:00
      21:30
    28 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      17:00
      20:10
    4 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      19:00
      21:30
    16 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      17:00
      20:10
    4 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      13:00
      15:50
    8 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.61
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      20:10
      23:25
    19 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.61
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      13:00
      15:55
    3 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.61
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      09:05
      12:20
    28 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.61
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      19:00
      21:25
    6 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £6.06


  Carpooling Birmingham - Cardiff    142 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      11:00
      13:00
    26 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £7.86
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      06:40
      09:00
    24 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £8.98


  Bus Cardiff - Birmingham    142 km
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-71%

The cheapest coach connections from Cardiff to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:00
      21:15
    12 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      06:40
      10:05
    24 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:05
      21:15
    25 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      13:30
      16:40
    28 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.12
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:00
      21:15
    3 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.37
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:00
      21:15
    15 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.37
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:00
      21:15
    23 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.37
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      15:20
      18:05
    9 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      09:20
      12:10
    3 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      15:05
      18:05
    2 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      09:20
      12:10
    16 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      09:20
      12:10
    11 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      12:40
      15:15
    13 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      12:40
      15:15
    15 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £3.93


  Carpooling Cardiff - Birmingham    142 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Cardiff to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      18:00
      20:00
    23 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £8.00
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      10:10
      12:50
    7 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £14.59


Current ticket prices

Smart travellers make use of early bird rates. Avoid the price and tariff chaos by using our site! There’s bus tickets available from only £1.00. We recommend not just checking prices for one day because fares are usually not the same on every day. Should you book at short notice, your trip might also cost up to £6.00.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Cardiff

  Stations
Orion Bldg , Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Mosely St 228, Birmingham (United Kingdom)
  Stations
Boulevard De Nantes , Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Wood Street 13-15, Cardiff (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Birmingham to Cardiff and return

It’s not difficult to find an inexpensive coach ticket for a trip from Birmingham to Cardiff – finding the best one, however, can be a bit more tricky. But don't worry: CheckMyBus is here to assist you! On our webpage, you can compare and contrast the offers of numerous coach companies. If you’re in a hurry, simply select the fastest bus. If you want to save money, go for the cheapest option. We recommend you also take a look at the individual on-board amenities: If the provider of your choice offers free WiFi, then checking your Facebook or keeping up to date on the latest football scores will be no problem whatsoever. If you want to take skis or snowboards, on the other hand, make sure that bulky luggage transportation is available. On the route of your choice, this is case when you opt for the buses provided by National Express. Gone are the days when you had to pay extra for good service: Most features such as WiFi, electric sockets or the transportation of a normal size suitcase are free of charge. You’ll soon see that taking the coach is just as convenient as travelling by plane or train!


Birmingham and Cardiff: Useful Info

Birmingham
0.98 Million
Cardiff
302,139
Taxi
£5.62
£3.79
Birmingham
Cardiff
A taxi journey in Birmingham is 33% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Local buses
£2.40
£1.80
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bus fare in Birmingham is 26% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Beer
£3.14
£3.00
Birmingham
Cardiff
A pint of beer in Birmingham is 5% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Water
£0.96
£0.90
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 7% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Meal
£5.20
£5.80
Birmingham
Cardiff
A meal in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Cardiff.