Bristol to Cardiff bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bristol to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 35 m

Buses per day

71

Distance

41 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Cardiff start from $7 with an average ticket price of $7.

The fastest bus from Bristol to Cardiff takes 1h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 35m and covers a distance of 41 km.

71 buses leave Bristol for Cardiff every day with 59 travelling directly.

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FlixBus
09:20AM1h20
Bristol, City Centre
10:40AMCardiff
$71One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
08:55PM1h20
Bristol, City Centre
10:15PMCardiff
$71One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
12:25PM1h25
Bristol, City Centre
01:50PMCardiff
$71One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
06:00AM1h15
Bristol, City Centre
07:15AMCardiff
$71One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
12:45AM1h15
Bristol, City Centre
02:00AMCardiff
$71One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Bristol to Cardiff

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$6 (€6)
frequencyBus frequency17 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 17 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express, FlixBus or Great Western Rail

Buses from Bristol to Cardiff cover the 25 miles (40 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 17 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $6 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Cardiff, University.

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from Bristol to Cardiff

Find the best buses to Cardiff from Bristol with Omio's travel partners Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from $3 (€3). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 from Bristol to Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Bristol to Cardiff with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $27
  • National Express frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Bus from Bristol to Cardiff

FAQs: Take the bus from Bristol 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 Bristol to Cardiff.
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Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Cardiff can start from as little as $5 (€4) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bristol to Cardiff is $6 (€6); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Cardiff bus travel time is 1 h 5 min   for the 25 mile (40 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bristol to Cardiff leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bristol to Cardiff leaves at 11: 30 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol to Cardiff without having to change trains with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Great Western Rail. There are 17 direct buses from Bristol to Cardiff each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Bristol to Cardiff bus with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Cardiff from Bristol as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Bristol, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bristol, Airport Bus Station, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Station Approach (Temple Meads - Stop T1). When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in bus stations like Cardiff, University, Cardiff, North Rd (Cathays High School) and Cardiff, Millennium Stadium.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station, which is located around 8.9 miles (14.4 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.

A day trip to Cardiff from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Cardiff by bus is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bristol to Cardiff including taking a bus or train.

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