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Bus Information from Portsmouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Portsmouth to Cardiff cover the 102 miles (164 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Bus companies

National Express Portsmouth – Cardiff

For as little as $15 (€12) you can travel by bus between Portsmouth and Cardiff with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Portsmouth to 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 102 miles (164 km) from Portsmouth to Cardiff and pay as low as $15 (€12) 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 Portsmouth to Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Portsmouth and Cardiff, 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Cardiff.
FAQs
How much does a cheap bus to Cardiff from Portsmouth cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Portsmouth to Cardiff to cost as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Portsmouth and Cardiff?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Portsmouth to Cardiff bus to cost on average $17 (€14)  one way.
What is the distance between Portsmouth and Cardiff by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Portsmouth and Cardiff by bus to be approximately 102 miles (164 km).
How long is the bus ride to Cardiff from Portsmouth?
The bus time between Portsmouth and Cardiff is on average 6 h 35 min  for the 102 miles (164 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Portsmouth and Cardiff by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Portsmouth to Cardiff, which bus station in Portsmouth do I depart from and which bus station in Cardiff do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Portsmouth to start your journey from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. In Cardiff you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Portsmouth & Southsea 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 providers can take me to Cardiff from Portsmouth?
Take the Portsmouth to Cardiff bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Portsmouth to Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Portsmouth to Cardiff? When does the last bus depart from Portsmouth to Cardiff?
You can take the earliest bus from Portsmouth to Cardiff at 6: 35 AM   or take the last bus from Portsmouth to Cardiff leaving at 7: 45 PM. Look for the latest Portsmouth to Cardiff bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets between Portsmouth and Cardiff for 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 buy bus tickets between Portsmouth and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€14) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Portsmouth to Cardiff a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Cardiff (Bus Station)
Amenities