Duration 5h 34m
Distance 159.4 miles
Average price £26
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Cardiff Central Station and Charlton takes 5h 34m and the fastest bus takes 4h 27m. The bus service runs several times per day from Cardiff Central Station to Charlton. 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 via New Cross Gate Station

  1. Cardiff, Castle Street
  2. Charlton
5h 32m
£14 - £18

Cardiff Central Station to Charlton bus times

Buses run every three hours between Cardiff Central Station and Charlton. The earliest departure is at 09:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Cardiff Central Station is at 19:18 which arrives into Charlton at 23:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cardiff Central Station to Charlton? 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.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Central Station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Charlton Village via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and New Cross Gate Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

More details

The distance between Cardiff Central Station and Charlton is 139 miles. The road distance is 159.4 miles.

Get driving directions

Cardiff Central Station to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

More details

Cardiff Central Station to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

More details

There are 12348+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Cardiff Central Station and Charlton?

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff Central Station to Charlton hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 3h 42m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Book at
National Express

About this operator

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.

Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GQ to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
Megabus UK

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps