There are 4 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Cardiff by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$78 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 36 min

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

$17 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Kingsway M7

$27 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Cardiff 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Cardiff is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Cardiff is to train which costs £60 - £120 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Cardiff is 132 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from King's Cross Station to Cardiff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Cardiff, Kingsway via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 132.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Cardiff, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from King's Cross Station to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
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 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators

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