The cheapest buses from Chester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Cheapest

$44

Average

$44

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 Chester to Cardiff will cost around $ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.

Cheapest
07:45AMChester6h50 02:35PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
$441One-way

Timetable Chester to Cardiff

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07:45AMChester6h50 02:35PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens
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Sun
Sep 19
$114Arriva Trains Wales
$44National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$113Arriva Trains Wales
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Thu
Sep 23
$113Arriva Trains Wales
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Fri
Sep 24
$35Arriva Trains Wales
$42National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$35Arriva Trains Wales
$57National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$113Arriva Trains Wales
$57National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$34Arriva Trains Wales
$55National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$34Arriva Trains Wales
$59National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$34Arriva Trains Wales
$57National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$34Arriva Trains Wales
$55National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$35Arriva Trains Wales
$37National Express

The fastest buses from Chester to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

191 km

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

Fastest
07:45AMChester6h50 02:35PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens
1 changes
$441One-way

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Bus Information between Chester and Cardiff

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Chester to Cardiff cover the 118 miles (191 km) long route taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $42 (€34), but the average price of bus tickets is $45 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Chester and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus between Chester and Cardiff, 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 118 miles (191 km) between Chester and Cardiff and pay as low as $42 (€34) 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 between Chester and Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Chester to Cardiff, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Chester to Cardiff:

  • 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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Buses from Chester to Cardiff
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus from Chester to Cardiff cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Chester and Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $42 (€34)  one way.
What is the cost of a bus to Cardiff from Chester?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $45 (€36)  for a bus ticket from Chester to Cardiff.
How far is it from Chester to Cardiff by bus?
The distance to Cardiff from Chester by bus is approximately 118 miles (191 km).
What is the Chester to Cardiff bus travel time?
On average the Chester to Cardiff bus travel time is 6 h 50 min  for the 118 miles (191 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Chester to Cardiff depart from? Which Cardiff bus station do I come into from Chester?

Some of the Chester bus stations to Cardiff you can start your journey from include Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and Chester, Zoo Main Entrance. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Cardiff include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Chester   and arriving in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Where is the Chester bus station located? Where is the Cardiff bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Chester, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Chester.

The most popular arrival bus station, Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cardiff.

Which bus providers can get me from Chester to Cardiff?
When taking a bus from Chester to Cardiff, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Chester to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Chester to Cardiff? When does the last bus depart from Chester to Cardiff?
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Chester at 6: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Chester at 6: 45 AM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Chester to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Chester to Cardiff bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase the Chester to Cardiff bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $45 (€36). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Cardiff from Chester. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Chester
Cardiff
Chester Stop TBC
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