There are 4 ways to get from Buxton to Wales by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Cardiff Central

£56 - £99

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Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buxton, Terrace Road to Derby, Bus Station Transpeak
  2. Take the bus from Derby to Cardiff University National Express

£13 - £16

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Buxton, Terrace Road to Derby, Bus Station Transpeak
  2. Take the train from Derby to Cardiff Central

£66 - £104

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Buxton to Cardiff 167.7 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Buxton to Wales is to bus which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Buxton to Wales is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buxton to Wales. However, there are services departing from Buxton, Terrace Road and arriving at Cardiff University via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buxton to Wales. However, there are services departing from Buxton and arriving at Cardiff Central via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Buxton and Wales is 102 miles. The road distance is 167.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buxton to Wales without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Buxton to Wales, including transfers.

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Buxton to Wales bus services, operated by High Peak, depart from Buxton, Terrace Road station.

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Buxton to Wales train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Stockport station.

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The best way to get from Buxton to Wales is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7h 21m.

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  • Distance: 102 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Buxton, Derby, England and Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Buxton to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £75 and the journey takes 3h 5m. CrossCountry also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buxton to Cardiff via Derby, Bus Station and Derby in around 7h 21m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Stockport to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
First Anytime Day Single
£80 - £120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £80
Train from Derby to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £85
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Terrace Road to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6
Website
High Peak
National Express

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 Derby to Cardiff University
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express

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Buxton to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff University station.

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Buxton to Wales train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buxton to Wales is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Buxton to Wales.

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