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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Buckingham by train, bus or car

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Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, Tesco X5

$65 - $113

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Gloucester, Market Parade  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street X5

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Buckingham 129.8 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Buckingham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Buckingham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Buckingham is 101 miles. The road distance is 129.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Buckingham without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Cardiff to Buckingham, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Buckingham is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Cardiff to Buckingham.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Buckingham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Buckingham.
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cardiff to Buckingham. However, you can take the train to Didcot Parkway, take the train to Oxford, take the walk to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square, take the bus to Oxford City Centre, George Street, take the walk to Gloucester Green Bus Station, then take the bus to Buckingham, Tesco. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cardiff to Buckingham via Gloucester, Gloucester, Market Parade, Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East, and Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, Tesco
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester, Market Parade to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk

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