Bus from Cardiff to Derby and return

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If you want to take a bus from Cardiff to Derby, then you have several options to choose from. The connection is offered by 3 different providers: megabus, National Express and Busbud. Usually there’s bus tickets available for around £11.00, however, if you book your bus really spontaneously or in times of exceedingly high demand, you are likely to pay a bit more for your ticket. The fastest bus will take you from Derby to Cardiff within 7h 57m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available buses!

Cardiff to Derby Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£11.00
Fastest Bus4h 35m
Distance197.9 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Cardiff - Derby    198 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-26%

The cheapest coach connections from Cardiff to Derby

%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
    Derby
      07:30
      12:05
    17 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.00
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      12:40
      18:10
    11 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.00
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      07:30
      12:05
    17 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      09:20
      14:50
    24 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      12:40
      17:40
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      07:30
      12:05
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      07:30
      12:05
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      06:55
      14:52
    26 Apr
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      07:30
      14:50
    28 Apr
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      06:55
      14:52
    29 Apr
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      06:55
      14:52
    30 Apr
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      06:55
      14:52
    1 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      07:30
      14:50
    5 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      06:55
      14:52
    7 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £14.77


  Carpooling Cardiff - Derby    198 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Derby

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      15:00
      19:20
    9 May
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00


  Bus Derby - Cardiff    198 km
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-61%

The cheapest coach connections from Derby 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
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:10
      17:35
    17 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.00
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:10
      20:05
    1 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      17:10
      21:25
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:10
      20:05
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:10
      20:05
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:10
      20:05
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.10
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:12
      23:45
    9 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £17.11
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      13:12
      23:45
    9 May
    megabusmegabus
    from £17.11
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      17:10
      21:30
    9 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £28.00


  Carpooling Derby - Cardiff    198 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Derby to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      15:50
      19:30
    9 May
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £16.00


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices for a bus trip from Cardiff to Derby are connected to demand. A rule of thumb: The earlier you book, the cheaper the fare – with a bit of luck you might score a ticket for only £11.00. A comparison with other means of transportation can be a good idea as well: Check train, carpooling and flight deals and we’re sure you’ll find a great travel bargain.

Bus stops in Cardiff and Derby

  Stations
The Cock Pitt , Derby (United Kingdom)

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

Opting for the coach for a city trip is getting more and more popular. Not only is it a very affordable and environment-friendly way of travelling, but also as convenient and comfortable as taking a plane or train. In recent years, companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board features by offering appliances from electric sockets over air-conditioning to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can instantly see, which provider offers which comfort features. For instance, electric sockets can be found on the buses of the coach company megabus. A generous baggage allowance is basically a given as well. Have you remembered to check all the info necessary for a successful long-distance coach trip from Derby to Cardiff? Take a look at the exact location of the bus stations in both cities, find out about departure times and pick the ideal bus for your individual needs and wishes. You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promo codes for your coach Cardiff – Derby: Saving some extra quid will allow you to spend more money on souvenirs, snacks and beverages on the coach or simply to stock up your holiday funds.

Cardiff and Derby: Useful Info

Cardiff
302,139
Derby
235,029
Taxi
£3.79
£3.24
Cardiff
Derby
A taxi journey in Cardiff is 15% more expensive than in Derby.
Local buses
£1.80
£2.50
Cardiff
Derby
A bus fare in Cardiff is 28% cheaper than in Derby.
Beer
£3.00
£3.00
Cardiff
Derby
A pint of beer in Cardiff is 0% more expensive than in Derby.
Water
£0.90
£1.05
Cardiff
Derby
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 15% cheaper than in Derby.
Meal
£5.80
£3.90
Cardiff
Derby
A meal in Cardiff is 33% more expensive than in Derby.
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