How to travel from Doncaster to Cardiff

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Doncaster

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$39 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€33) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $104 (€90) • 3 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Take a train or bus to travel 164 miles (265 km) to Cardiff from Doncaster. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Doncaster to Cardiff.

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from Doncaster to Cardiff

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

Our recommendation

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

National Express
Doncaster, Trafford Way
1 transfer
National Express
Doncaster, Trafford Way
1 transfer
Cross Country
Doncaster station (DON)
02:05PMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers
Other options
Cross Country
Doncaster station (DON)
12:26PMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers
Cross Country
Doncaster station (DON)
01:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Doncaster station (DON)
02:49PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
National Express
Doncaster, Trafford Way
1 transfer

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

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to Cardiff from Doncaster you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    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 Doncaster - 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 Doncaster 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 Doncaster to Cardiff.

      You can get between Doncaster and Cardiff 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Doncaster to Cardiff is a bus with an average price of $39 (€33).

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

      A bus is $65 (€56) less than a train with an average ticket price of $104 (€90) from Doncaster to Cardiff.

      The quickest way to travel to Cardiff from Doncaster is by train, which takes on average 3 h 49 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Cardiff by bus takes 6 h 20 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 164 miles (265 km) between Doncaster and Cardiff.

      The average frequency per day from Doncaster to Cardiff is:

      • 9 buses a day.
      • 10 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cardiff from Doncaster 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 Doncaster to Cardiff:

      • Buses mostly depart from Doncaster, Trafford Way and arrive in Cardiff, University.
      • Trains mostly depart from Doncaster and arrive in Cardiff Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Doncaster to Cardiff:

      • Travel with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus to go to Cardiff by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Doncaster to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $39 (€33).
      • CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Northern Rail (3) can take you to Cardiff by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for CrossCountry from Doncaster to Cardiff for $104 (€90).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Doncaster 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 trip.

      Your trip from Doncaster 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 Doncaster 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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