How to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff

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from Aberdeen to Cardiff

How to get from Aberdeen to Cardiff by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
08:10PM18h55
Aberdeen
03:05PMCardiff
$921One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:10PM18h55
Aberdeen
03:05PMCardiff
$921One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
08:10PM18h55
Aberdeen
03:05PMCardiff
$921One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Aberdeen

distanceDistance392 miles (633 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$191 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 13 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $191 (€164) • 8 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Virgin Trains

Take a train or bus to travel 392 miles (633 km) to Cardiff from Aberdeen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Aberdeen to Cardiff.

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Find the best route from Aberdeen to Cardiff with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, ScotRail and CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff

      FAQs: Travel 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 Aberdeen to Cardiff.
      FAQs

      You can get from Aberdeen to Cardiff 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Aberdeen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€23).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Aberdeen to Cardiff:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Aberdeen to Cardiff.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      A bus is $163 (€141) less than a train with an average ticket price of $191 (€164) from Aberdeen to Cardiff.

      The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Aberdeen is by train with an average travel time of 8 h 36 min.

      Other travel options to Cardiff take longer:

      Bus takes on average 13 h.

      The distance from Aberdeen to Cardiff is approximately 392 miles (633 km).

      The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Cardiff is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Aberdeen to Cardiff as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Aberdeen to Cardiff:

      • Most travelers board their bus from Aberdeen, International Airport and arrive in Cardiff, University.
      • Most travelers take a flight from Aberdeen Airport to Cardiff Airport.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Aberdeen and arrive in Cardiff Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Aberdeen to Cardiff:

      • Megabus or FlixBus can take you to Cardiff by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Aberdeen to Cardiff for $27 (€23).
      • Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or ScotRail can take you to Cardiff by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Virgin Trains from Aberdeen to Cardiff for $191 (€164).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Aberdeen to Cardiff with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can take a direct ferry with.
      • You can take a direct flight with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Cardiff tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Your trip from Aberdeen to Cardiff doesn't have to end in Cardiff. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh to your Aberdeen to Cardiff tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cardiff today!
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