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Duration 1h 13m
Distance 43.4 miles
Average price £7
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Bristol and Cardiff takes 1h 13m and the fastest bus takes 1h. The bus service runs several times per day from Bristol to Cardiff. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Cardiff
1h 20m
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£5 - £13

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Want to know about travelling from Bristol to Cardiff? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station station and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Bristol and Cardiff is 25 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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Bristol to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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What companies run services between Bristol and Cardiff?

National Express operates a bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens 5 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Megabus UK also services this route 5 times a day.
Bus operators
National Express
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Cathays Park, University RE
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK

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