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Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham

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Cheapest

$16

Average

$18

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 $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

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05:55AMCardiff5h05 11:00AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
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05:00AMCardiff3h40 08:40AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
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05:05AMCardiff3h35 08:40AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
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06:40AMCardiff4h00 10:40AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
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05:50AMCardiff5h10 11:00AMBirmingham
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$161One-way

Bus schedule from Cardiff to Birmingham

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05:00AMCardiff3h40 08:40AMBirmingham
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05:05AMCardiff3h35 08:40AMBirmingham
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05:50AMCardiff5h10 11:00AMBirmingham
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05:55AMCardiff5h05 11:00AMBirmingham
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06:35AMCardiff4h05 10:40AMBirmingham
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06:40AMCardiff4h00 10:40AMBirmingham
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12:45PMCardiff3h25 04:10PMBirmingham
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12:50PMCardiff3h20 04:10PMBirmingham
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02:25PMCardiff3h45 06:10PMBirmingham
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02:30PMCardiff3h40 06:10PMBirmingham
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May 23
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$14Megabus
Tue
May 24
$37Cross Country
$14Megabus
Wed
May 25
$93Cross Country
$13Megabus
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May 26
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$13Megabus
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May 27
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$13Megabus
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May 28
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$13Megabus
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May 29
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$13Megabus
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May 30
$92Cross Country
$13Megabus
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May 31
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$13Megabus
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Jun 1
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$13Megabus
Thu
Jun 2
$76Cross Country
$13Megabus
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Jun 3
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$13Megabus
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Jun 4
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$14Megabus
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Jun 5
$76Cross Country
$12Megabus
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Jun 6
$93Cross Country
$13Megabus
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Jun 7
$92Cross Country
$12Megabus
Wed
Jun 8
$92Cross Country
$12Megabus
Thu
Jun 9
$92Cross Country
$13Megabus
Fri
Jun 10
$96Cross Country
$12Megabus
Sat
Jun 11
$76Cross Country
$9National Express

Bus times from Cardiff to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

142 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Cardiff for Birmingham every day 10 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 58 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 10 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.

Fastest
12:50PMCardiff3h20 04:10PMBirmingham
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$201One-way
2nd Fastest
12:45PMCardiff3h25 04:10PMBirmingham
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$201One-way
05:05AMCardiff3h35 08:40AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
05:00AMCardiff3h40 08:40AMBirmingham
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$161One-way
02:30PMCardiff3h40 06:10PMBirmingham
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$201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cardiff to Birmingham

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express, Flixbus or Megabus

Buses from Cardiff to Birmingham cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express, Flixbus or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $14 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from Cardiff to Birmingham

You can travel by bus between Cardiff and Birmingham with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $13 (€11). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Cardiff

    Take the bus to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Birmingham.
    FAQs

    How much are cheap buses to Birmingham from Cardiff?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cardiff to Birmingham buses for as little as $13 (€11)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a bus ticket to Birmingham from Cardiff?

    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cardiff to Birmingham bus price to come in at an average of $14 (€13)  one way.

    How far is Birmingham from Cardiff by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cardiff to Birmingham by bus to be approximately 87 miles (141 km).

    How long is the bus from Cardiff to Birmingham?

    The Cardiff to Birmingham bus duration is on average 3 h 35 min, which is to be expected when traveling 87 miles (141 km) from Cardiff to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What station does the bus from Cardiff to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham bus station do I come into from Cardiff?

    There are a few bus stations in Cardiff to start your route from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. In Birmingham you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

    Where is the bus station in Cardiff? Where is the bus station in Birmingham?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Birmingham, Coach Station, is located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city center of Birmingham.

    What bus providers go from Cardiff to Birmingham?

    For the route from Cardiff to Birmingham you can take a bus with National Express, Flixbus or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Birmingham from Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    What time is the earliest bus from Cardiff to Birmingham? What time is the last bus from Cardiff to Birmingham?

    The earliest bus for this route departs from Cardiff at 4: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Cardiff at 4: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Cardiff to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    When should I buy the Cardiff to Birmingham bus for the best deals on tickets?

    If you buy a bus ticket from Cardiff to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Birmingham from Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.