There are 6 ways to get from Kettering to Wales by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kettering to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$94 - $192

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Bus  •  7 h 26 min

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

$26 - $35

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 23 min

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

$104 - $164

Bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  4. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central

$74 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Kettering to Cardiff 160.2 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kettering to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$134 - $382

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kettering to Wales. However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kettering to Wales. However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Cardiff Central via Leicester and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Kettering and Wales is 128 miles. The road distance is 160.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kettering to Wales without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Kettering to Wales, including transfers.

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Kettering to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Kettering station.

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Kettering to Wales train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Kettering station.

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The best way to get from Kettering to Wales is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kettering to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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Map of how to get from Kettering to Wales.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Kettering, England and Wales?

You can take a train from Kettering to Cardiff via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kettering to Cardiff via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Kettering to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Kettering to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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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Kettering to Wales train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kettering to Wales is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Kettering to Wales.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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