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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford Stansted Express

$105 - $167

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Bus Megabus UK  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station 724

$44 - $61

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$70 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford 186 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  5 h 59 min

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

$249 - $730

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Bishop's Stortford. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Bishop's Stortford, The Causeway via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Bishop's Stortford is 146 miles. The road distance is 186 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £65 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to London Stansted Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford.
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  • Distance: 146.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Bishop's Stortford, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Knock
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
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 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Bishops Stortford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$35
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Cardiff to Bishop's Stortford.

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Thomas Cook, Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Bishop's Stortford. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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