Bus from Southampton to Cardiff

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Which tickets are the cheapest for the Southampton Cardiff bus route? What is the quickest bus? Compare all routes and companies when searching for buses from Southampton to Cardiff. Find all bus schedules with a single click!

Coach Southampton Cardiff: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£9.90
Fastest Bus6h 54m
Earliest Coach07:00
Latest Coach23:50
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance139.1 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express, megabus
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Southampton to Cardiff, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Southampton and arrives in Cardiff over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as National Express or megabus. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Southampton to Cardiff and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Southampton to help get you started as well as in Cardiff for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Cardiff. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from Southampton. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in Cardiff, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from Southampton to Cardiff

Today
from £9.90
Tomorrow
08/12
09/12
10/12
11/12

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    13:50
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 40m
    21:30
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£9.90
  • National Express
    17:05
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 54m
    23:59
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£11.90
  • National Express
    18:50
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 35m
    02:25
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£11.90
  • National Express
    20:30
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 15m
    03:45
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£34.10
  • National Express
    23:50
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 12h 10m
    12:00
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£34.10
  • National Express
    07:00
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 10m
    14:10
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£37.10
  • National Express
    08:30
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 50m
    16:20
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£37.10
  • National Express
    08:40
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 0m
    17:40
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£74.60
  • National Express
    12:40
    Southampton - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 0m
    21:40
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from£74.60

What are the cheapest buses from Southampton to Cardiff you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Southampton to Cardiff but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    14:40
    Southampton - Burgess Road
    Duration 5h 45m
    20:25
    Cardiff - Friary Gardens
    from£31.09
    Temporarily not available: last found 30/09/2021

Bus Southampton Cardiff: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Southampton as your place of departure and Cardiff as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from Cardiff to Southampton, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the Southampton Cardiff bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by National Express at £9.90, whereas the quickest connection takes 6h 54m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from Southampton to Cardiff, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from Southampton to Cardiff!

All bus stops in Southampton and Cardiff

Stations
Cardiff - Castle Street
Castle Street 15, CF10 1BS  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
Sophia Gardens 2 , CF11 9HW  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Friary Gardens
CF10 3HH  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Gabalfa Interchange
North Road 213, CF14 3GH  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Gate
M4 Junction 30 , Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Ipswich Road
Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Kingsway Stop
Boulevard De Nantes , Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - National Museum
Gorsedd Gardens Rd , CF10 3NP  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - Principality Stadium
Westgate Street , CF10  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff - University
Park Place 50, CF10  Cardiff  (United Kingdom)
Cardiff Central Station
Cardiff  (United Kingdom)

Bus Southampton Cardiff: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Southampton to Cardiff?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £9.90 and takes 7h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from Southampton to Cardiff, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 2 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £9.90 to £74.60. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Cardiff.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from Southampton to Cardiff each day?

Every day, the Southampton Cardiff bus route is offered by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the Southampton Cardiff bus route take?

The fastest coach from Southampton to Cardiff takes 6h 54m and is offered by megabus. Bus tickets for this route cost £31.09. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Southampton to Cardiff?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the Southampton Cardiff bus route, we currently compare 0 direct bus connections. 

When does the first bus from Southampton depart for Cardiff?

The earliest bus from Southampton to Cardiff leaves at 07:00. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from Southampton depart for Cardiff?

The latest bus from Southampton to Cardiff starts at 23:50. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which coach companies offer connections for the Southampton Cardiff bus route?

When travelling from Southampton to Cardiff can travel with National Express and megabus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the Southampton Cardiff bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the Southampton Cardiff bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from Southampton to Cardiff have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Southampton to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

Compare Southampton and Cardiff

Southampton
246,201
Cardiff
447,287
£4.28
£3.79
Southampton
Cardiff
A taxi journey in Southampton is 12% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£2.50
£1.80
Southampton
Cardiff
A bus fare in Southampton is 28% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£3.10
£3.00
Southampton
Cardiff
A pint of beer in Southampton is 4% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£1.23
£0.90
Southampton
Cardiff
A bottle of water in Southampton is 27% more expensive than in Cardiff.
£4.67
£5.80
Southampton
Cardiff
A meal in Southampton is 20% cheaper than in Cardiff.

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