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Bus Information between Colchester and Cardiff

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Colchester to Cardiff cover the 177 miles (285 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Colchester and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Bus companies

Bus between Colchester and Cardiff with National Express

You can travel by bus between Colchester and Cardiff with National Express for as low as $24 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Colchester and Cardiff on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest route from Colchester to Cardiff. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 177 miles (285 km) from Colchester to Cardiff on the bus and pay as low as $24 (€19) for a bus ticket.

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 Colchester - Cardiff 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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket from Colchester to Cardiff on Omio today and enjoy your route!

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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Colchester to Cardiff
Take the bus to Cardiff 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 Colchester to Cardiff.
How much do cheap buses to Cardiff from Colchester cost?
Bus tickets from Colchester to Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Colchester to Cardiff?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Colchester to Cardiff bus price to come in at an average of $26 (€21)  one way.
How far is Colchester to Cardiff by bus?
The distance between Colchester and Cardiff by bus is approximately 177 miles (285 km).
What is the departure bus station in Colchester and arrival bus station in Cardiff?

Some of the Colchester bus stations to Cardiff you can start your journey from include Colchester, East Hill / High Street and Colchester, Stanwell Street. 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 Colchester   and arriving in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Colchester, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Colchester to Cardiff?
For the best Colchester to Cardiff 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 Colchester and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Colchester to Cardiff? What time is the last bus from Colchester to Cardiff?
The earliest bus departing from Colchester to Cardiff leaves at 11: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Colchester to Cardiff leaves at 11: 30 AM. You can find the latest Colchester to Cardiff bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Colchester to Cardiff bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Colchester to Cardiff bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $26 (€21). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Colchester and Cardiff. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Colchester Bus layby, Colchester Railway Station
Zingst, West