Blackpool to Cardiff bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Blackpool to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 18


Fastest Journey

7 h 45 m


9 h 33 m

Buses per day



260 km

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Blackpool to Cardiff is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Overview: Bus from Blackpool to Cardiff

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$52 (€45)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Blackpool to Cardiff cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€37), but the average price of bus tickets is $52 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road and arrive in Cardiff, University.

Bus providers: National Express from Blackpool to Cardiff

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Blackpool to Cardiff from $83 (€73) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Cardiff from Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Blackpool to Cardiff bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $83
  • National Express frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Bus from Blackpool to Cardiff

FAQs: Take the bus from Blackpool to Cardiff with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Cardiff.
Cheap bus tickets from Blackpool to Cardiff can start from as little as $42 (€37) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Blackpool to Cardiff is $52 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Cardiff from Blackpool is on average 7 h 35 min   for the 161 mile (259 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Blackpool and Cardiff by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Blackpool to Cardiff leaves at 9: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Blackpool to Cardiff leaves at 1: 00 PM.
There are 3 buses a day from Blackpool to Cardiff which require at least one change with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the best Blackpool to Cardiff bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Blackpool and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Blackpool, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your trip in bus stations like Cardiff, University, Cardiff, North Rd (Cathays High School) and Cardiff, Millennium Stadium.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Cardiff, University, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Blackpool to Cardiff by bus is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Blackpool and Cardiff including taking a train or bus.

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