There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Hammersmith by train, 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  •  2 h 14 min

$82 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 8 min

  1. National Express

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 11 min

  1. M25

$29 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. 146.6 miles

$30 - $50

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Hammersmith hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Hammersmith every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Megabus UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Hammersmith is 205 km. The road distance is 235 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Hammersmith is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Hammersmith is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £60 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Cardiff to Hammersmith, including transfers.