How to travel from Cardiff to Gloucester

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from Cardiff to Gloucester

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

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

Transport for Wales
10:09AM1h05
Cardiff
11:14AMGloucester
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Transport for Wales
10:09AM1h05
Cardiff
11:14AMGloucester
$111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Transport for Wales
10:09AM1h05
Cardiff
11:14AMGloucester
$111One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Transport for Wales
09:08AM1h06
Cardiff
10:14AMGloucester
$141One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Gloucester

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $55
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 48 miles (77 km) by train or bus from Cardiff to Gloucester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Cardiff to Gloucester.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Cardiff to Gloucester

CrossCountry and National Express will get you between Cardiff and Gloucester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Cardiff and Gloucester. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Cardiff and Gloucester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Cardiff to Gloucester

      FAQs: Travel to Gloucester 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 Cardiff to Gloucester.
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      You can get from Cardiff to Gloucester 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Gloucester is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Gloucester:

      A train is $48 (€42) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cardiff to Gloucester costing on average $55 (€48).

      A train is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Cardiff to Gloucester costing on average ().

      A train is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from Cardiff to Gloucester.

      The fastest way from Cardiff to Gloucester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 1 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Gloucester that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 30 min of travel time.

      The Cardiff to Gloucester distance is around 48 miles (77 km).

      The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Gloucester is:

      • 4 buses per day.
      • 20 trains a day.

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

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Cardiff, University and arrive in Gloucester, Transport Hub.
      • Most travelers take a train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester.

      The following travel companies offer services from Cardiff to Gloucester:

      • Travel with National Express or Megabus to go to Gloucester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Cardiff to Gloucester tickets on Omio for $27 (€23).
      • Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Great Western Rail can get you to Gloucester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Transport for Wales from Cardiff to Gloucester for $7 (€6) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Cardiff to Gloucester with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with CrossCountry with 7 direct trains per day.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Cardiff to Gloucester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham, Bristol or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gloucester and these popular destinations at a great price.

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