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

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$98 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$26 - $34

2 alternative options

Train via Hereford  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$86 - $126

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Market Harborough 157.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Market Harborough. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Market Harborough. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Market Harborough via Birmingham New Street and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Market Harborough is 119 miles. The road distance is 157.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Market Harborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Market Harborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £26 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Market Harborough.
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  • Distance: 119 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Market Harborough, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Market Harborough via Birmingham New Street and Leicester in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Market Harborough via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, and Haymarket Bus Station in around 5 h 14 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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 Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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