Bus tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham

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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Cardiff to Birmingham from various bus operators like megabus, National Express or FlixBus for the next days.
today
from £13
tomorrow
from £7
Tuesday
from £5
Wednesday
from £5
Thursday
from £7
Friday
from £9
Saturday
from £7

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    3h 20m
    20:45
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    00:05
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £13
  • megabus
    3h 15m
    20:50
    Cardiff
    University
    00:05
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £13
  • FlixBus
    10h 45m
    16:15
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    03:00
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £16
  • National Express
    2h 45m
    15:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    18:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17
  • National Express
    2h 35m
    15:55
    Cardiff
    University
    18:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    2h 45m
    15:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    18:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    2h 35m
    15:55
    Cardiff
    University
    18:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    5h 50m
    08:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    14:10
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £8
  • megabus
    5h 45m
    08:25
    Cardiff
    University
    14:10
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    3h 25m
    06:00
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    09:25
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    3h 20m
    06:05
    Cardiff
    University
    09:25
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    13:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    16:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    2h 40m
    13:20
    Cardiff
    University
    16:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    3h 25m
    06:00
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    09:25
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • megabus
    3h 20m
    06:05
    Cardiff
    University
    09:25
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    15:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    18:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    13:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    16:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 15m
    06:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    10:35
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    4h 10m
    06:25
    Cardiff
    University
    10:35
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    15:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    18:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    17:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    20:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £9

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 15m
    06:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    10:35
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • megabus
    4h 10m
    06:25
    Cardiff
    University
    10:35
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £9
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £10
  • National Express
    2h 40m
    08:20
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    11:00
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • National Express
    2h 40m
    09:50
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    12:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    4h 10m
    18:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    22:30
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    4h 5m
    18:25
    Cardiff
    University
    22:30
    Birmingham
    Brunel St
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    2h 50m
    12:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    15:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • National Express
    2h 40m
    12:50
    Cardiff
    University
    15:30
    Birmingham
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £13
  • FlixBus
    11h 0m
    06:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    17:45
    Birmingham
    Dudley St
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £22

Frequency of bus connections between Cardiff and Birmingham

See here how frequent the connections between Cardiff and Birmingham are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 33 daily coaches from Cardiff to Birmingham. Thursday has instead the fewest connections, with only 24 daily coaches between Cardiff and Birmingham.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 88 coaches from Cardiff to Birmingham, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Cardiff and Birmingham, with 20 offers.

Facts about coaches from Cardiff to Birmingham

Compare all providers like megabus, National Express and FlixBus that travel 28 times every day by bus from Cardiff to Birmingham in one click! Book your bus ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 2h 25m
Earliest Coach 04:45
Latest Coach 20:50
Daily Bus Connections 28 Ø
Distance 142.4 km
Coach Companies megabus, National Express and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Cardiff to Birmingham

Every day, 28 buses from 3 coach companies leave Cardiff for Birmingham: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 19/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 13/05
Tuesday 14/05
Wednesday 15/05
Thursday 16/05
Friday 17/05
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05
£13
Monday 20/05
£7
Tuesday 21/05
£5
Wednesday 22/05
£5
Thursday 23/05
£8
Friday 24/05
£13
Saturday 25/05
£7
Sunday 26/05
£7
Monday 27/05
£8
Tuesday 28/05
£5
Wednesday 29/05
£11
Thursday 30/05
£7
Friday 31/05
£7
Saturday 01/06
£7
Sunday 02/06
£7
Monday 03/06
£7
Tuesday 04/06
£7
Wednesday 05/06
£7
Thursday 06/06
£7
Friday 07/06
£7
Saturday 08/06
£7
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from Cardiff to Birmingham

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Cardiff to Birmingham. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £13.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham, with £5. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £14.

How to save money travelling from Cardiff to Birmingham

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Cardiff to Birmingham, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Cardiff to Birmingham are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Cardiff to Birmingham

These are the most booked bus companies between Cardiff to Birmingham from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Cardiff and Birmingham

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Cardiff and Birmingham.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Cardiff to Birmingham

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Cardiff to Birmingham? Or which bus companies serve the route Cardiff to Birmingham? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Cardiff to Birmingham bus

How much does a Cardiff - Birmingham coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Cardiff - Birmingham bus trip is available from £5 and takes 3h 25m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection Cardiff to Birmingham is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £50. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

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

Each day, the bus route from Cardiff to Birmingham is offered by roughly 28 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Birmingham from Cardiff take?

The quickest coach from Cardiff to Birmingham is provided by National Express and takes 2h 25m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £26. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cardiff to Birmingham?

The earliest bus to Birmingham departs from Cardiff at 04:45. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Cardiff to Birmingham?

The latest bus to Birmingham departs from Cardiff at 20:50. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Cardiff - Birmingham route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Birmingham?

You can check all the direct connections between Cardiff and Birmingham by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: megabus, National Express and FlixBus.

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

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

What equipment is available for the Cardiff Birmingham 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cardiff to Birmingham on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Cardiff to Birmingham

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Cardiff to Birmingham

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Cardiff to Birmingham for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Cardiff to Birmingham for the next days.
  • Transport for Wales
    3h 51m
    09:41
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    13:32
    Birmingham
    Transport for Wales
    Economy
    from £47
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    2h 22m
    05:54
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    08:16
    Birmingham
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    Economy
    from £50
  • CrossCountry
    2h 5m
    06:40
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    08:45
    Birmingham
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from £88
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    2h 22m
    05:54
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    08:16
    Birmingham
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    First Class
    from £162

More bus routes from Cardiff and Birmingham

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Cardiff and from Birmingham. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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