There are 4 ways to get from High Wycombe to Cardiff by bus, train 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 800 / ...

$66 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. A40 / ...
  2. 202 / ...

$53 - $68

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 22 min

$79 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 134.8 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between High Wycombe and Cardiff is 169 km. The road distance is 216 km.

The cheapest way to get from High Wycombe to Cardiff is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from High Wycombe to Cardiff is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £21 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from High Wycombe to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from High Wycombe and arriving at Cardiff Central via Oxford and Didcot Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from High Wycombe to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) and arriving at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from High Wycombe to Cardiff, including transfers.

What companies run services between High Wycombe, England and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from High Wycombe to Cardiff via Oxford and Didcot Parkway in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from High Wycombe to Cardiff via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 5 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from High Wycombe to Oxford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Carousel Buses
Phone
01494 450151
Email
info@carouselbuses.co.uk
Website
carouselbuses.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Carousel Buses
National Express

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