Bus from Nottingham to Cardiff

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Facts about coaches from Nottingham to Cardiff

Compare all providers like National Express and FlixBus that travel 17 times every day by bus from Nottingham to Cardiff in one click! Book your bus ticket from Nottingham to Cardiff starting from £8!

Cheapest Bus £8
Fastest Bus 4h 50m
Earliest Coach 02:20
Latest Coach 19:00
Daily Bus Connections 17 Ø
Distance 214.0 km
Coach Companies National Express and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Nottingham to Cardiff

Every day, 17 buses from 2 coach companies leave Nottingham for Cardiff: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 27/02/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 26/02
Tuesday 27/02
£13
Wednesday 28/02
£10
Thursday 29/02
£14
Friday 01/03
£14
Saturday 02/03
£12
Sunday 03/03
£12
Monday 04/03
£10
Tuesday 05/03
£8
Wednesday 06/03
£8
Thursday 07/03
£10
Friday 08/03
£10
Saturday 09/03
£8
Sunday 10/03
£8
Monday 11/03
£8
Tuesday 12/03
£8
Wednesday 13/03
£8
Thursday 14/03
£8
Friday 15/03
£8
Saturday 16/03
£8
Sunday 17/03
£8
Monday 18/03
£8
Tuesday 19/03
£10
Wednesday 20/03
£8
Thursday 21/03
Friday 22/03
£8
Saturday 23/03
£8
Sunday 24/03

The cheapest time to travel from Nottingham to Cardiff

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Nottingham to Cardiff, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £8, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Nottingham to Cardiff. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £14.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Nottingham to Cardiff, with £8. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £12.

How to save money travelling from Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Cardiff are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Nottingham to Cardiff

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Nottingham to Cardiff from various bus operators like National Express or FlixBus for the next days.
  • FlixBus
    10h 0m
    11:45
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    21:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £8
  • National Express
    7h 10m
    20:35
    Nottingham
    Station St
    03:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £10
  • FlixBus
    10h 45m
    07:00
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    17:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £10
  • FlixBus
    11h 30m
    16:00
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    03:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £11
  • National Express
    8h 20m
    09:00
    Nottingham
    Station St
    17:20
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £14
  • National Express
    8h 0m
    03:15
    Nottingham
    Station St
    11:15
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £16
  • National Express
    5h 15m
    16:15
    Nottingham
    Station St
    21:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £17
  • National Express
    5h 45m
    08:55
    Nottingham
    Station St
    14:40
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £18
  • FlixBus
    10h 0m
    11:45
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    21:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £22
  • FlixBus
    8h 55m
    06:10
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    15:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £24
  • National Express
    6h 0m
    19:00
    Nottingham
    Station St
    01:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £28
  • FlixBus
    11h 10m
    02:20
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    13:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £28
  • National Express
    7h 25m
    04:40
    Nottingham
    Station St
    12:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    National Express
    Economy
    from £33
  • FlixBus
    11h 10m
    02:20
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    13:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    FlixBus
    Economy
    from £37

Other coach companies usually available for the Nottingham - Cardiff route

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Nottingham to Cardiff, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • megabus
    9h 45m
    10:20
    Nottingham
    Trent University
    20:05
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    megabus
    Temporarily not available: last found 29/06/2023
    Economy
    from £10

Frequency of bus connections between Nottingham and Cardiff

See here how frequent the connections between Nottingham and Cardiff are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 23 daily coaches from Nottingham to Cardiff. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 7 daily coaches between Nottingham and Cardiff.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 47 coaches from Nottingham to Cardiff, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Nottingham and Cardiff, with 12 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Nottingham to Cardiff

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

All bus stations and stops in Nottingham and Cardiff

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Nottingham to Cardiff

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

FAQs about the Nottingham to Cardiff bus

How much does a Nottingham - Cardiff coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Nottingham - Cardiff bus trip is available from £8 and takes 10h 0m. Compare offers and save money!

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

The connection Nottingham to Cardiff is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £8 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 Nottingham - Cardiff route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Nottingham to Cardiff is offered by roughly 17 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Cardiff from Nottingham take?

The quickest coach from Nottingham to Cardiff is provided by National Express and takes 4h 50m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £19. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Nottingham to Cardiff?

The earliest bus to Cardiff departs from Nottingham at 02:20. 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 Nottingham to Cardiff?

The latest bus to Cardiff departs from Nottingham at 19:00. 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 Nottingham - Cardiff route?

Passengers looking to travel from Nottingham to Cardiff can travel with 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 Nottingham and Cardiff?

You can check all the direct connections between Nottingham 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 and FlixBus.

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

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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

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

Economy
Economy

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

Alternate transport types from Nottingham to Cardiff

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

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Cardiff

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Nottingham to Cardiff for the next days.
  • CrossCountry
    3h 26m
    06:00
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    09:26
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    CrossCountry
    Economy
    from £32
  • East Midlands Railway
    3h 17m
    06:53
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    10:10
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    East Midlands Railway
    Economy
    from £84
  • CrossCountry
    3h 25m
    06:00
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    09:25
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    CrossCountry
    First Class
    from £93
  • East Midlands Railway
    3h 17m
    06:53
    Nottingham
    Bus Stop
    10:10
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    East Midlands Railway
    First Class
    from £256

More bus routes from Nottingham and Cardiff

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