Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$52

Average

$70

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 Glasgow will cost around $ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

Cheapest
06:15PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens13h15 07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$521One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:25AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens11h45 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$721One-way
03:45PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens15h00 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
2 changes
$861One-way

Bus schedule from Cardiff to Glasgow

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08:25AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens11h45 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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03:45PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens15h00 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
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06:15PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens13h15 07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan
0 changes

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Thu
Dec 2
$205Avanti West Coast
$52National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$205Avanti West Coast
$52National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$206Avanti West Coast
$39National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$206Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$205Avanti West Coast
$41National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$208Avanti West Coast
$35National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$207Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$161Avanti West Coast
$38National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$208Avanti West Coast
$41National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$208Arriva Trains Wales
$29National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$208First Transpennine Express
$29National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$208Arriva Trains Wales
$29National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$203Arriva Trains Wales
$42National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$206Arriva Trains Wales
$47National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$208Avanti West Coast
$61National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$206Avanti West Coast
$61National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$206Arriva Trains Wales
$61National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$208Arriva Trains Wales
$62National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$205Arriva Trains Wales
$71National Express

Bus times from Cardiff to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

11 h 45 m

Average

13 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

493 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Glasgow without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:25AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens11h45 08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$721One-way
2nd Fastest
06:15PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens13h15 07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
$521One-way
03:45PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens15h00 06:45AMGlasgow, Buchanan
2 changes
$861One-way

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Bus Information to Glasgow from Cardiff

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage bus duration11 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€38)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cardiff to Glasgow cover the 305 miles (492 km) long route taking on average 11 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€38), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $39 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses between Cardiff and Glasgow

National Express buses will get you from Cardiff to Glasgow from $39 (€32). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Cardiff to Glasgow, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 305 miles (492 km) from Cardiff to Glasgow and pay as low as $39 (€32) if you book in advance.

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 Cardiff to Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Cardiff and Glasgow, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Bus to Glasgow from Cardiff
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Cardiff and Glasgow cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cardiff to Glasgow buses for as little as $39 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Cardiff and Glasgow?
If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Glasgow bus to cost on average $45 (€38)  one way.
How far is it from Cardiff to Glasgow by bus?
The Cardiff to Glasgow bus distance is approximately 305 miles (492 km).
How long is the bus from Cardiff to Glasgow?
The bus time between Cardiff and Glasgow is on average 11 h 30 min  for the 305 miles (492 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from Cardiff by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Cardiff goes to Glasgow? What bus station do I come into Glasgow from Cardiff?

Some of the Cardiff bus stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Glasgow include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Where is the departure bus station in Cardiff located? Where is the arrival bus station in Glasgow located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel around 0.3 miles (457 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies can take me between Cardiff and Glasgow?
For the best Cardiff to Glasgow 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 Cardiff and Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
How early should I buy Cardiff to Glasgow bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets between Cardiff and Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $45 (€38) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Cardiff to Glasgow a few months in advance.