How to travel from Cardiff to York

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Travel Information to York from Cardiff

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $105
fastestFastest modeTrain • $105 (€92) • 4 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 192 miles (309 km) between Cardiff and York. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to York.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff to York

Travel Tips: Travel to York 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 York.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to York from Cardiff. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cardiff and York is by taking a flight with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to York:

A flight is $23 (€20) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Cardiff to York costing on average $34 (€30).

A flight is $94 (€82) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Cardiff to York costing on average $105 (€92).

The fastest way from Cardiff to York is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 44 min.

There are alternative travel options to York that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 192 miles (309 km) from Cardiff to York.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to York is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to York, Train Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Cardiff to York depart from Cardiff Central to York.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to York, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to York. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Cardiff to York tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).
  • Transport for Wales can take you to York by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Transport for Wales from Cardiff to York for $105 (€92).
Many of our customers traveling from Cardiff to York don't make York their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after York are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from York to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Cardiff to York, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $34 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $105 (€92) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cardiff to York online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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