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Bus Information from Cork to Cardiff

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cork to Cardiff cover the 228 miles (367 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cork City and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

National Express

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 Cork - 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.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Cork 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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    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Cork and Cardiff?

    Travel between Cork, Ireland and Cardiff, United Kingdom by bus is: Fully open.

    Can I enter United Kingdom from Ireland?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cork?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

    All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 9/16/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cork to Cardiff as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cork, Ireland from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

    Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cork from Cardiff?

    Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Cardiff?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

    The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/12/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Cork from Cardiff.

    How far is it from Cork to Cardiff by bus?
    You should expect to travel around 228 miles (367 km)  between Cork and Cardiff by bus.
    What station does the bus from Cork to Cardiff depart from? Which Cardiff bus station do I come into from Cork?

    Some of the Cork bus stations to Cardiff you can start your journey from include Cork, St. Patricks Quay and Cork, Bus Station. 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 Cork City   and arriving in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Cork City and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus companies can get me from Cork to Cardiff?
    Take the Cork to Cardiff bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip between Cork and Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Cardiff
    Cork, Ireland
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