There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Buckingham by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 4 min

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

$67 - $114

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Swindon  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5

$54 - $86

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$103 - $159

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 4 min and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 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 276+ hotels available in Buckingham. Prices start at $68 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 4 min

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

You can take a train from Cardiff to Buckingham via Birmingham New Street, Milton Keynes Central, and Central Railway Station in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, Tesco (Services)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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