Bus from Birmingham to Cardiff

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What is the cheapest bus from Birmingham to Cardiff? Which coach is the fastest? Compare all connections and coach companies for the Birmingham Cardiff bus. Search for all bus timetables with one click!

Facts about the coach from Birmingham to Cardiff

Cheapest Bus£4.98
Fastest Bus2h 25m
Earliest Coach07:45
Latest Coach18:15
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance142.4 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, National Express, megabus
Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to Cardiff?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Birmingham to Cardiff and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including FlixBus, National Express or megabus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Birmingham to Cardiff over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Birmingham and Cardiff which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Cardiff and alternative destinations from Birmingham. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Cardiff.

The cheapest coach connections from Birmingham to Cardiff

Today
from £9.47
Tomorrow
from £4.98
17/10
from £12.98
18/10
from £9.60
19/10
from £5.98
20/10
from £8.00

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    18:15
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 3h 45m
    22:00
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£4.98
  • FlixBus
    09:05
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 8h 25m
    17:30
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£5.98
  • National Express
    10:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 25m
    12:25
    Cardiff - University
    from£8.00
  • National Express
    10:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 35m
    12:35
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£8.00
  • National Express
    14:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 35m
    16:35
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£8.00
  • National Express
    16:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 35m
    18:35
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£8.00
  • megabus
    17:20
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 5h 5m
    22:25
    Cardiff - University
    from£8.50
  • megabus
    12:10
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 3h 10m
    15:20
    Cardiff - University
    from£8.50
  • megabus
    07:45
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 3h 5m
    10:50
    Cardiff - University
    from£8.50
  • National Express
    12:00
    Birmingham - Coach Station
    Duration 2h 35m
    14:35
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£9.60
  • FlixBus
    12:50
    Birmingham - Dudley St
    Duration 9h 10m
    22:00
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£9.98
  • megabus
    09:35
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 3h 25m
    13:00
    Cardiff - University
    from£11.48
  • megabus
    15:50
    Birmingham - Brunel St
    Duration 3h 40m
    19:30
    Cardiff - University
    from£11.59

Bus Birmingham to Cardiff: Further information

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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Birmingham to Cardiff and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by FlixBus at £4.98, while the fastest connection takes 2h 25m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Birmingham Cardiff bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your coach trip from Birmingham to Cardiff!

All bus stops in Birmingham and Cardiff

Stations
Cardiff - Castle Street
Castle Street 15, CF10 1BS  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
Sophia Gardens 2 , CF11 9HW  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Friary Gardens
CF10 3HH  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Gabalfa Interchange
North Road 213, CF14 3GH  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Gate
M4 Junction 30 , Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Ipswich Road
Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Kingsway Stop
Boulevard De Nantes , Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - National Museum
Gorsedd Gardens Rd , CF10 3NP  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Principality Stadium
Westgate Street , CF10  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - University
Park Place 50, CF10  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)

FAQs about the Birmingham Cardiff bus route

How much does a Birmingham Cardiff coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Birmingham Cardiff bus trip is available from £4.98 and takes 3h 45m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Birmingham to Cardiff?

This connection is offered by 3 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from £4.98 to £11.59. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Cardiff.

How many connections are available for the Birmingham Cardiff route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Birmingham to Cardiff is offered by roughly 2 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Cardiff from Birmingham take?

The quickest coach from Birmingham to Cardiff is provided by National Express and takes 2h 25m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £8.00. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Birmingham to Cardiff?

The earliest bus to Cardiff departs from Birmingham at 07:45. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Birmingham to Cardiff?

The latest bus to Cardiff departs from Birmingham at 18:15. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Birmingham Cardiff route?

Passengers looking to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff can travel with FlixBus, National Express and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the Birmingham Cardiff bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Birmingham to Cardiff our search engine currently compares 5 direct bus connections with the following companies: National Express

What can I take with me on the bus to Cardiff from Birmingham?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Birmingham Cardiff bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Birmingham Cardiff bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Birmingham to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

Compare Birmingham and Cardiff

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Cardiff
447,287
£5.62
£3.79
Birmingham
Cardiff
A taxi journey in Birmingham is 33% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£2.40
£1.80
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bus fare in Birmingham is 26% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£3.14
£3.00
Birmingham
Cardiff
A pint of beer in Birmingham is 5% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£0.96
£0.90
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 7% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£5.20
£5.80
Birmingham
Cardiff
A meal in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Bus routes from Birmingham and Cardiff

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