There are 6 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$81 - $148

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express

$19 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Kingsway M7

$27 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Cardiff 156 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Cardiff  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL

$50 - $180

Fly to Bristol, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bristol (BRS) LCY - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$173 - $668

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canary Wharf to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Cardiff is 137 miles. The road distance is 156 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £140 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Canary Wharf to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 136.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Cardiff, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Canary Wharf to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from London City to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Cardiff is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Canary Wharf to Cardiff.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, KLM and Flybe offer flights from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 532+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to London City Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs £2 - £3.

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