There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon 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  •  3 h 29 min

$69 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. National Express
  2. X20

$22 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. X18 / ...

$50 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. 99.4 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 4 h 44 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Evesham, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Stratford-upon-Avon is 128 km. The road distance is 159 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £16 - £19 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £15 - £23.

No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.