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

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central

$69 - $134

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Bus via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express

$18 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...

$48 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Hayes to Cardiff 138.7 miles

$29 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Hayes to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Stockley Park EastThe Square and arriving at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hayes to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Hayes & Harlington and arriving at Cardiff Central via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Hayes and Cardiff is 119 miles. The road distance is 138.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hayes to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Hayes to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Hayes to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Hayes to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Hayes & Harlington station.

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The best way to get from Hayes to Cardiff is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Hayes to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Hayes to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Hayes to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Hayes to Cardiff via Reading in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hayes to Cardiff every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hayes to Cardiff is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Hayes to Cardiff.

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