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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Cardiff to Plymouth from various bus operators like megabus or National Express for the next days.
today
from £20
tomorrow
Friday
from £20
Saturday
from £20
Sunday
Monday
from £20
Tuesday
from £20

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    6h 38m
    06:00
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    12:38
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 49m
    13:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    19:24
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 40m
    17:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    23:00
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    16:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    22:05
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £24
  • National Express
    6h 5m
    18:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    00:10
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £24

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 54m
    04:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    10:14
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 41m
    05:45
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    11:26
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 49m
    13:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    19:24
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 5m
    18:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    00:10
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £24
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    16:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    22:05
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £27

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 36m
    13:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    19:11
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 47m
    16:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    22:07
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 40m
    17:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    23:00
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    5h 54m
    18:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    23:59
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    5h 10m
    16:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    21:50
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £27

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 54m
    04:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    10:14
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    5h 49m
    13:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    19:24
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    6h 0m
    14:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    20:20
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 5m
    18:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    00:10
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    7h 30m
    20:15
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    03:45
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £28

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 54m
    04:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    10:14
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    6h 38m
    06:00
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    12:38
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    6h 1m
    12:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    18:21
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 5m
    18:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    00:10
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    16:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    22:05
    Plymouth
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £24

Frequency of bus connections between Cardiff and Plymouth

See here how frequent the connections between Cardiff and Plymouth are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 20 daily coaches from Cardiff to Plymouth. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 17 daily coaches between Cardiff and Plymouth.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 40 coaches from Cardiff to Plymouth, while Night sees the fewest connections between Cardiff and Plymouth, with 7 offers.

Facts about the coach from Cardiff to Plymouth

Compare all providers like megabus and National Express that travel daily 18 times by bus from Cardiff to Plymouth in one click and book your bus ticket from Cardiff to Plymouth starting from £20!

Cheapest Bus £20
Fastest Bus 5h 10m
Earliest Coach 04:20
Latest Coach 20:15
Daily Bus Connections 18 Ø
Distance 140.3 km
Coach Companies megabus and National Express

Cheapest coach tickets from Cardiff to Plymouth

Every day, 18 buses from 2 coach companies leave Cardiff for Plymouth: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 12/06/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 10/06
Tuesday 11/06
Wednesday 12/06
£20
Thursday 13/06
Friday 14/06
£20
Saturday 15/06
£20
Sunday 16/06
Monday 17/06
£20
Tuesday 18/06
£20
Wednesday 19/06
£18
Thursday 20/06
£20
Friday 21/06
£20
Saturday 22/06
£19
Sunday 23/06
£21
Monday 24/06
£19
Tuesday 25/06
£16
Wednesday 26/06
£20
Thursday 27/06
£19
Friday 28/06
£16
Saturday 29/06
£20
Sunday 30/06
£21
Monday 01/07
£19
Tuesday 02/07
Wednesday 03/07
£17
Thursday 04/07
£18
Friday 05/07
Saturday 06/07
£19
Sunday 07/07

The cheapest time to travel from Cardiff to Plymouth

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Cardiff to Plymouth, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £20, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from Cardiff to Plymouth. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £20.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Cardiff to Plymouth, with £20. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £20.

How to save money travelling from Cardiff to Plymouth

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 Plymouth in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from Cardiff to Plymouth, 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 Plymouth are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from Cardiff to Plymouth

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

All bus stations and stops in Cardiff and Plymouth

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in Cardiff and Plymouth.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Cardiff to Plymouth

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

FAQs about the Cardiff to Plymouth bus

How much does a Cardiff Plymouth coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Cardiff Plymouth bus trip is available from £20 and takes 6h 38m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £20 to £37. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Plymouth.

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

Each day, the bus route from Cardiff to Plymouth is offered by roughly 18 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Plymouth from Cardiff take?

The quickest coach from Cardiff to Plymouth is provided by National Express and takes 5h 10m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £27. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cardiff to Plymouth?

The earliest bus to Plymouth departs from Cardiff at 04:20. 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 Plymouth?

The latest bus to Plymouth departs from Cardiff at 20:15. 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 Plymouth route?

Passengers looking to travel from Cardiff to Plymouth can travel with megabus and National Express. 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 Plymouth?

You can check all the direct connections between Cardiff and Plymouth 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 and National Express.

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

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 Cardiff Plymouth 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Cardiff to Plymouth

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

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Plymouth

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Cardiff to Plymouth for the next days.
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    3h 11m
    06:28
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    09:39
    Plymouth
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    Economy
    from £45
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    3h 20m
    07:27
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    10:47
    Plymouth
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    First Class
    from £53
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    4h 3m
    05:07
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    09:10
    Plymouth
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    Economy
    from £91
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    4h 3m
    05:07
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    09:10
    Plymouth
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    First Class
    from £136

More bus routes from Cardiff and Plymouth

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

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