Bus tickets from London to Cardiff

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Facts about coaches from London to Cardiff

Compare all providers like National Express, megabus and FlixBus that travel 135 times every day by bus from London to Cardiff in one click! Book your bus ticket from London to Cardiff starting from £4!

Cheapest Bus £4
Fastest Bus 2h 55m
Earliest Coach 00:30
Latest Coach 23:59
Daily Bus Connections 135 Ø
Distance 211.2 km
Coach Companies National Express, megabus, FlixBus and Golden Tours

Cheapest coach connections from London to Cardiff

Every day, 135 buses from 4 coach companies leave London for Cardiff: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£5
Tuesday 05/03
£5
Wednesday 06/03
£4
Thursday 07/03
£4
Friday 08/03
£4
Saturday 09/03
£4
Sunday 10/03
£4
Monday 11/03
£4
Tuesday 12/03
£4
Wednesday 13/03
£4
Thursday 14/03
£4
Friday 15/03
£2
Saturday 16/03
£4
Sunday 17/03
£2
Monday 18/03
£2
Tuesday 19/03
£2
Wednesday 20/03
£2
Thursday 21/03
£2
Friday 22/03
£2
Saturday 23/03
£2
Sunday 24/03
£9
Monday 25/03
£2
Tuesday 26/03
£2
Wednesday 27/03
£2
Thursday 28/03
£2
Friday 29/03
£2
Saturday 30/03
£2
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from London to Cardiff

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from London to Cardiff, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £4, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from London to Cardiff. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £4.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from London to Cardiff, with £4. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £5.

How to save money travelling from London to Cardiff

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 London to Cardiff 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 London to Cardiff, 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 London to Cardiff are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from London to Cardiff

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from London to Cardiff from various bus operators like National Express, megabus or FlixBus for the next days.
  • FlixBus
    4h 15m
    13:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    17:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £4
  • National Express
    3h 5m
    00:30
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    03:35
    Cardiff
    University
    National Express
    Economy
    from £5
  • megabus
    4h 5m
    05:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    09:05
    Cardiff
    University
    megabus
    Economy
    from £6
  • FlixBus
    4h 5m
    11:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    15:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £7
  • megabus
    4h 25m
    16:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    20:25
    Cardiff
    University
    megabus
    Economy
    from £9
  • FlixBus
    4h 5m
    15:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    19:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £9
  • National Express
    5h 20m
    06:50
    London
    Golders Green Coach Station
    12:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £11
  • megabus
    4h 5m
    12:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    16:05
    Cardiff
    University
    megabus
    Economy
    from £11
  • National Express
    4h 45m
    01:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    05:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £13
  • National Express
    5h 10m
    14:55
    London
    Hammersmith
    20:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £15
  • National Express
    4h 35m
    17:55
    London
    Hammersmith
    22:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £17
  • megabus
    3h 35m
    08:00
    London
    Victoria Coach Station
    11:35
    Cardiff
    University
    megabus
    Economy
    from £22
  • National Express
    8h 5m
    02:55
    London
    Hammersmith
    11:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £40
  • Golden Tours
    12h 30m
    07:30
    London
    Paddington
    20:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Golden Tours
    Economy
    from £160

Frequency of bus connections between London and Cardiff

See here how frequent the connections between London and Cardiff are, during different times and days of the week.
Monday is the busiest day, with more than 153 daily coaches from London to Cardiff. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 98 daily coaches between London and Cardiff.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 341 coaches from London to Cardiff, while Night sees the fewest connections between London and Cardiff, with 58 offers.

Beloved bus companies from London to Cardiff

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

All bus stations and stops in London and Cardiff

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from London to Cardiff

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

FAQs about the London to Cardiff bus

How much does a London - Cardiff coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the London - Cardiff bus trip is available from £4 and takes 4h 15m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection London to Cardiff is offered by 4 companies with ticket prices ranging from £4 to £160. 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 London - Cardiff route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from London to Cardiff is offered by roughly 135 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Cardiff from London take?

The quickest coach from London to Cardiff is provided by National Express and takes 2h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £7. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from London to Cardiff?

The earliest bus to Cardiff departs from London at 00:30. 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 London to Cardiff?

The latest bus to Cardiff departs from London at 23:59. 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 London - Cardiff route?

Passengers looking to travel from London to Cardiff can travel with National Express, megabus 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 London and Cardiff?

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

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

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 London Cardiff 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 London 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 to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from London to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from London to Cardiff

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Cardiff

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from London to Cardiff for the next days.
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    1h 51m
    06:48
    London
    Paddington
    08:39
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    First Class
    from £62
  • TfL Rail
    2h 28m
    06:08
    London
    Stratford Bus Station
    08:36
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    TfL Rail
    Economy
    from £98
  • GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)
    3h 4m
    06:33
    London
    Wimbledon Chase Station
    09:37
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)
    First Class
    from £197
  • South Western Railway
    2h 53m
    05:43
    London
    Wimbledon Station
    08:36
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    South Western Railway
    First Class
    from £197

Cheap carpooling from London to Cardiff

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from London to Cardiff for the next days.
  • BlaBlaCar
    3h 0m
    14:00
    London
    17:00
    Cardiff
    BlaBlaCar
    Economy
    from £16

More bus routes from London and Cardiff

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

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