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Here is a selection of the cheapest shuttle trips from the schedule from Manchester Airport to Cardiff from various bus operators like National Express or megabus for the next days.
today
from £16
tomorrow
from £11
Tuesday
from £11
Wednesday
from £11
Thursday
from £11
Friday
from £11
Saturday
from £11

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £16
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    14:50
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £25
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    17:40
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £26
  • National Express
    5h 30m
    09:15
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £33
  • National Express
    5h 10m
    14:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £39

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    17:40
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    5h 40m
    15:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    20:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    6h 15m
    15:50
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    5h 40m
    09:05
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £24

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    17:40
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 0m
    12:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    18:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £24
  • National Express
    5h 55m
    14:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:55
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £24
  • megabus
    7h 10m
    07:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:10
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £25

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    17:40
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    09:05
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    16:25
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    21:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • megabus
    7h 10m
    07:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:10
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £23

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • megabus
    5h 10m
    17:40
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    16:25
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    21:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £21
  • National Express
    5h 55m
    14:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:55
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £22
  • megabus
    7h 10m
    07:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:10
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £22

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    5h 55m
    09:05
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    15:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    11:50
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    18:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £20
  • National Express
    6h 25m
    13:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:25
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    14:50
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    5h 15m
    11:20
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    16:35
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £11
  • National Express
    5h 35m
    12:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    17:35
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £19
  • National Express
    5h 40m
    15:00
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    20:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £19
  • National Express
    5h 30m
    09:15
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    14:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    £20
  • megabus
    4h 30m
    14:50
    Manchester Airport
    Manchester Airport
    19:20
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Economy
    £20

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester Airport and Cardiff

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester Airport and Cardiff are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 16 daily coaches from Manchester Airport to Cardiff. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 10 daily coaches between Manchester Airport and Cardiff.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 45 coaches from Manchester Airport to Cardiff, while Night sees the fewest connections between Manchester Airport and Cardiff, with only 12 offers.

Facts about coaches from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Cardiff

Compare all providers like National Express and megabus that travel 12 times every day by bus from Manchester Airport to Cardiff in one click! Book your bus ticket from Manchester Airport to Cardiff starting from £11!

Cheapest Bus £11
Fastest Bus 4h 30m
Earliest Coach 04:30
Latest Coach 17:40
Daily Bus Connections 12 Ø
Distance 217.6 km
Coach Companies National Express and megabus

Cheapest coach connections from Manchester Airport to Cardiff

Every day, 12 buses from 2 coach companies leave Manchester Airport for Cardiff: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 23/06/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 17/06
Tuesday 18/06
Wednesday 19/06
Thursday 20/06
Friday 21/06
Saturday 22/06
Sunday 23/06
£16
Monday 24/06
£11
Tuesday 25/06
£11
Wednesday 26/06
£11
Thursday 27/06
£11
Friday 28/06
£11
Saturday 29/06
£11
Sunday 30/06
£11
Monday 01/07
£11
Tuesday 02/07
£11
Wednesday 03/07
£11
Thursday 04/07
£11
Friday 05/07
£11
Saturday 06/07
£11
Sunday 07/07
£11
Monday 08/07
£11
Tuesday 09/07
£11
Wednesday 10/07
£11
Thursday 11/07
£11
Friday 12/07
£11
Saturday 13/07
£11
Sunday 14/07

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester Airport to Cardiff

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester Airport to Cardiff, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £11, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from Manchester Airport to Cardiff. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £16.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester Airport to Cardiff, with £11. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £36.

How to save money travelling from Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport to Cardiff are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Manchester Airport to Cardiff

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

All bus stations and stops in Manchester Airport and Cardiff

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester Airport to Cardiff

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

FAQs about the Manchester Airport to Cardiff bus

How much does a Manchester Airport - Cardiff coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest airport transfer for the Manchester Airport - Cardiff route is available from £11 and takes 5h 15m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection Manchester Airport to Cardiff is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £11 to £47. 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 Manchester Airport - Cardiff route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester Airport to Cardiff is offered by roughly 12 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Cardiff from Manchester Airport take?

The quickest transfer from Manchester Airport to Cardiff is provided by megabus and takes 4h 30m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £25. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester Airport to Cardiff?

The earliest bus to Cardiff departs from Manchester Airport at 04:30. 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 Manchester Airport to Cardiff?

The latest bus to Cardiff departs from Manchester Airport at 17:40. 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 Manchester Airport - Cardiff route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Manchester Airport and Cardiff?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester Airport 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 transfer: National Express and megabus.

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

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 Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport 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 transfer from Manchester Airport to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

More bus routes from Manchester Airport and Cardiff

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Manchester Airport 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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