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from Basingstoke to Cardiff

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Travel Information between Basingstoke and Cardiff

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $49 (€41) • 2 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Basingstoke to Cardiff

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.

How do I reach Cardiff from Basingstoke?

There are 2 ways to get from Basingstoke to Cardiff: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Basingstoke is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

A bus is $35 (€30) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Basingstoke to Cardiff costing on average $49 (€41).

What is the fastest way from Basingstoke to Cardiff?

The quickest way to travel between Basingstoke and Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 2 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Cardiff by bus can take on average 6 h 35 min.

How many miles from Basingstoke to Cardiff would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Basingstoke and Cardiff?

The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Cardiff is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Basingstoke and in Cardiff?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Basingstoke to Cardiff depart from Basingstoke to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basingstoke and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Which travel companies can take me from Basingstoke to Cardiff?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basingstoke to Cardiff:

  • You can take a bus from Basingstoke to Cardiff with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with National Express from Basingstoke to Cardiff.
  • You can travel to Cardiff from Basingstoke by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $49 (€41) with Great Western Railway from Basingstoke to Cardiff.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Basingstoke to Cardiff ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Basingstoke to Cardiff? Many Omio customers who go from Basingstoke to Cardiff usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Birmingham from Cardiff, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book my Basingstoke to Cardiff one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Basingstoke to Cardiff, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $49 (€41) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Basingstoke to Cardiff tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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