There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Wales by train, bus, rideshare, 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 52 min

$83 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. National Express / ...

$15 - $45

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 148.6 miles


Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. 150 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus, line 4 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$110 - $311

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Victoria to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Megabus UK also services this route 6 times a week.

British Airways
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Bus operators
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Arriva Cymru
0344 800 4411
Bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Other operators
Rideshare from Greater London to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Once daily
Estimated price
Book at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Wales is 262 km. The road distance is 240 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Wales is to rideshare which costs £15 and takes 3 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Wales is to drive which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £23 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from London Victoria to Wales, including transfers.