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from Nottingham to Cardiff

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Travel Information between Nottingham and Cardiff

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $123 (€103) • 3 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Travel 133 miles (214 km) by bus or train to Cardiff from Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nottingham to Cardiff.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Cardiff.

How do I reach Cardiff from Nottingham?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Nottingham to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Cardiff is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

A bus is $100 (€83) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Nottingham to Cardiff costing on average $123 (€103).

What is the quickest way to get from Nottingham to Cardiff?

The fastest way to get to Cardiff from Nottingham is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 18 min.

Other travel options to Cardiff can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Cardiff by bus can take on average 7 h 25 min.

How far is it from Nottingham to Cardiff?

The distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km) from Nottingham to Cardiff.

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

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Cardiff is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cardiff from Nottingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Nottingham? Where do I arrive in Cardiff?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Nottingham and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Nottingham to Cardiff depart from Nottingham to Cardiff Central.

Who can get me from Nottingham to Cardiff?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Nottingham to Cardiff with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Nottingham to Cardiff tickets for $24 (€20) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Nottingham and Cardiff by train with West Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€103) with West Midlands Railway from Nottingham to Cardiff.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Nottingham to Cardiff?

Many of our customers traveling from Nottingham to Cardiff don't make Cardiff their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cardiff are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cardiff to any of these top destinations today!

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $123 (€103) one way.

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

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