There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Brixton by train, bus, night bus, rideshare 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  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$83 - $147

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cardiff to London 150.6 miles

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

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

$15 - $20

Night bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25

$32 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Brixton 153.5 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Brixton is 133 miles. The road distance is 153.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Brixton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Cardiff to Brixton, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Brixton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Brixton is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Brixton is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Cardiff to Brixton.

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  • Distance: 133 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Brixton hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Brixton hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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
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, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cardiff to London
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cardiff and Brixton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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