There are 4 ways to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Aylesbury to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$112 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) X8
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  3. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central

$52 - $91

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Heathrow Central Bus Station A40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Cardiff Coach Station National Express / ...

$60 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Aylesbury to Cardiff 130.3 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Aylesbury, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Aylesbury to Cardiff via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aylesbury to Cardiff via High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre), Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Heathrow Airport London in around 6 h 5 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Aylesbury to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aylesbury to Cardiff?

The distance between Aylesbury and Cardiff is 167 km. The road distance is 209 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff?

The quickest way to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff is to drive which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £19 - £29.

Is there a direct bus between Aylesbury and Cardiff?

No, there is no direct bus from Aylesbury to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station via High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) and Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff?

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Aylesbury to Cardiff, including transfers.