There are 4 ways to get from London Victoria to Cardiff by train, bus, rideshare 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

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$78 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

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

$15 - $45

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to Cardiff 148.6 miles

$20

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Cardiff 150 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Cardiff is to drive which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £24 - £35.

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The distance between London Victoria and Cardiff is 210 km. The road distance is 240 km.

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

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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 35 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Victoria to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $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 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route 6 times a week.

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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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