London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) bus

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Cheap bus tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
01:40AM7h30
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
09:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$191One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
01:40AM7h25
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
09:05AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$191One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
06:30PM4h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
10:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$191One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
04:20PM4h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
08:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$191One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
04:20PM4h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
08:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$191One-way
1 transfer

Bus schedule from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
Megabus
01:40AM7h30
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
09:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
01:40AM7h25
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
09:05AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
09:10AM7h00
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
04:10PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
09:10AM6h55
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
04:05PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
11:30AM3h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
02:35PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Megabus
11:30AM4h35
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
04:05PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
11:30AM4h40
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
04:10PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
11:30AM3h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
02:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Megabus
02:20PM3h45
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
06:05PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
02:20PM3h50
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
06:10PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
04:20PM4h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
08:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
04:20PM4h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
08:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
06:30PM4h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
10:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
06:30PM4h15
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
10:45PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Megabus
09:30PM3h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
12:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Megabus
09:30PM3h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
12:40AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Bus times from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

4 h 40 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

189 km

Of the 16 buses that leave London Heathrow Airport (LHR) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
11:30AM3h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
02:35PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Megabus
09:30PM3h05
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
12:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$301One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Megabus
09:30PM3h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
12:40AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$301One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Megabus
11:30AM3h10
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
02:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$301One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
02:20PM3h45
London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
06:05PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$211One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency11 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 11 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 117 miles (188 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 11 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $3 (€3).

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

You can travel by bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cardiff Central (CDF) with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus for as low as $3 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) - Cardiff Central (CDF) 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 from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) bus information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $46
  • National Express frequency: 11 a day

FAQs: Bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $3 (€3) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $20 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) bus travel time is 2 h 35 min   for the 117 mile (188 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 8: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 10: 40 PM.
Yes, there are 11 direct buses a day from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the best London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by bus is March.
You have options as you can travel between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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