There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Buckingham by train, bus, night bus 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, bus  •  3 h 3 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

Night bus, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Stratton Park, Sainsburys M25
  2. Take the bus from Stratton Park, Sainsburys to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5

$36 - $47

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 2 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

Questions & Answers

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 takes 2 h 18 min and costs £21 - £35.

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The distance between Cardiff and Buckingham is 162 km. The road distance is 208 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Buckingham. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Kingsway and arriving at Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) via Stratton Park, Sainsburys and Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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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 2 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
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
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
Megabus UK
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stratton Park, Sainsburys to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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