How to travel from Basingstoke to Cardiff

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from Basingstoke to Cardiff

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

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

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Travel Information between Basingstoke and Cardiff

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$27 - $65
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€57) • 3 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Travel 91 miles (147 km) by train or bus from Basingstoke to Cardiff. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basingstoke to Cardiff.

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Travel on National Express travel to Cardiff from Basingstoke at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Basingstoke - Cardiff travel: 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke to Cardiff.

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

    The cheapest way to travel to Cardiff from Basingstoke is a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

    This is compared to other travel options from Basingstoke to Cardiff:

    Taking a bus costs $38 (€33) less than taking a train, which costs on average $65 (€57) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Basingstoke is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 8 min.

    Other travel options to Cardiff take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 6 h of travel time.

    The distance from Basingstoke to Cardiff is approximately 91 miles (147 km).

    The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Cardiff is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Basingstoke 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 from Basingstoke to Cardiff:

    • Buses mostly leave from Basingstoke, Alençon Link (Malls Shopping Centre - Stop Z) and tend to arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
    • Trains most often depart from Basingstoke at Basingstoke and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff Central.

    The following travel companies offer services from Basingstoke to Cardiff:

    • National Express or Megabus can take you to Cardiff by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Basingstoke to Cardiff for $27 (€23).
    • Great Western Rail, South Western Railway or CrossCountry can get you to Cardiff by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Rail from Basingstoke to Cardiff for $65 (€57) on Omio.

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

    • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Cardiff with Megabus.

    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 route.

    Your trip from Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke 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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