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

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Worcester National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Worcester Shrub Hill

$50 - $90

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street

$33 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Worcester 81.7 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Worcester is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Worcester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Worcester is 64 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The bus from Cardiff University to Worcester takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff University and arriving at Worcester. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Worcester Shrub Hill. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Worcester is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Cardiff to Worcester.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 64.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Worcester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Worcester once a week. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Worcester Shrub Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Hereford to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
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 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
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 University to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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