There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool Street to Cardiff by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$78 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 50 min

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

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 35 min

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

$28 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street to Cardiff 153.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL

$51 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Cardiff is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Cardiff is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street and Cardiff is 134 miles. The road distance is 153.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Liverpool Street to Cardiff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Liverpool Street, England and Cardiff, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Liverpool Street to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Liverpool Street to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators

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