The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.
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2 h 35 m
3 h 17 m
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Of the 9 buses that leave Cardiff for Birmingham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 142 km distance in an average of 3 h 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 35 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||87 miles (141 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$12 (€9)|
|Bus providers||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Cardiff to Birmingham cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $12 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
National Express buses will get you between Cardiff and Birmingham from $8 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Birmingham bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
When you buy your National Express bus tickets between Cardiff and Birmingham don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
When departing from Cardiff, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.
Omio customers book a bus from Cardiff Central to Birmingham, Coach Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the bus station to the city center in Birmingham.
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