Stansted to Cardiff bus

Cheap bus tickets from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

32

Average

37

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.

National Express
07:25PMStansted6h00 01:25AMCardiff
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321One-way
National Express
10:05PMStansted5h40 03:45AMCardiff
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351One-way
National Express
03:05PMStansted6h40 09:45PMCardiff
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361One-way
National Express
09:05PMStansted5h40 02:45AMCardiff
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371One-way
National Express
07:30PMStansted5h55 01:25AMCardiff
0 transfers
381One-way

Bus schedule from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, May 29
National Express
09:10AMStansted6h10 03:20PMCardiff
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National Express
03:05PMStansted6h40 09:45PMCardiff
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National Express
07:25PMStansted6h00 01:25AMCardiff
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National Express
07:30PMStansted5h55 01:25AMCardiff
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National Express
09:05PMStansted5h40 02:45AMCardiff
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National Express
10:05PMStansted5h40 03:45AMCardiff
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Bus times from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 29

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

6 h

Buses per day

6

Distance

238 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Stansted for Cardiff every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
10:05PMStansted5h40 03:45AMCardiff
0 transfers
351One-way
National Express
09:05PMStansted5h40 02:45AMCardiff
0 transfers
371One-way
National Express
07:30PMStansted5h55 01:25AMCardiff
0 transfers
381One-way
National Express
07:25PMStansted6h00 01:25AMCardiff
0 transfers
321One-way
National Express
09:10AMStansted6h10 03:20PMCardiff
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431One-way

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Overview: Bus from Stansted to Cardiff

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€35)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Stansted to Cardiff cover the 147 miles (237 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $39 (€35), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $35 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Bus companies: National Express from Stansted to Cardiff

National Express buses will get you from Stansted to Cardiff from $35 (€31). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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 Stansted - 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.

  • Average Price: $35

Buses from Stansted to Cardiff

Travelers arriving at Stansted airport wishing to visit the Welsh capital will find buses readily available. With almost 30 departures per day, there should be a coach to coincide with flight arrivals for incoming travelers. The 200-mile route can be covered in as little as 5 hours 25 minutes. There is no direct service, with all coaches requiring one change at either London Heathrow or London Victoria.

Which bus companies travel from Stansted to Cardiff?

All services connecting Stansted airport and Cardiff are offered by National Express. The leading provider of coaches in the UK, National Express provides passengers with wifi, power sockets for charging personal items and spacious seating. All passengers are permitted 2 pieces of 20kg luggage, which is useful for anyone arriving by plane.

How long is the bus from Stansted to Cardiff?

The fastest service between Stansted and Cardiff takes just 5 hours 25 minutes, including a transfer at Heathrow. Journey times vary slightly depending on wait time at transfer stations and taking into consideration traffic during peak travel time. Passengers can expect to complete the route in under 7 hours.

How many buses are there from Stansted to Cardiff?

Sunday to Friday, passengers can expect up to 30 departures. On a Saturday there are 24 coaches traveling the route. During hours of service passengers shouldn't have to wait longer than an hour, with coaches departing as early as 5:00 a.m., continuing until 9:30 p.m. There is a service departing Stansted just before midnight, but it requires an overnight stay at London Victoria.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Stansted to Cardiff?

Departure station: All coaches depart from Stansted Airport Coach station, which can be found directly outside the terminus doors. Local routes serve the station, and passengers can also make use of the Stansted rail station. Facilities include pay phones, car parking, newsagents and coffee shops. Inside the airport, passengers can find a large range of dining options.

Arrival station: Passengers may alight at two places in Cardiff: Cardiff Castle Street or Cardiff Sophia Gardens. The two stations are less than a mile apart. Sophia Gardens in the main coach terminal for Cardiff, though Castle Street is slightly closer to the station. Wherever passengers depart they can make use of bus routes, taxis or trains for onward travel.

Travel Tips: Bus to Cardiff from Stansted

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 Stansted to Cardiff.
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Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Cardiff from Stansted for as low as $35 (€31)  for the next 7 days.
The bus price from Stansted to Cardiff is on average $39 (€35)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance from Stansted to Cardiff by bus is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
On average the Stansted to Cardiff bus travel time is 5 h 40 min  for the 147 miles (237 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking a bus from Stansted, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport Coach Station. When you arrive in Cardiff, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Stansted Airport   to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Stansted Airport, is located 5 miles (8.1 km) from the city center of Stansted.

The most popular arrival bus station, Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, is located 0.5 miles (844 m) away from the city center of Cardiff.

When taking a bus from Stansted to Cardiff, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Stansted to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Stansted at 6: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Stansted at 10: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Stansted to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a bus ticket from Stansted to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Cardiff from Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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