There are 5 ways to get from London to Cardiff University 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 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$75 - $140

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Cardiff 150.4 miles

$13 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  3 h 51 min

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

$15 - $20

Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 7 min

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

$28 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London to Cardiff University 151 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cardiff University is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cardiff University is to train which costs £60 - £110 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between London and Cardiff University is 132 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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The train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central takes 2 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Cardiff University hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Cardiff University hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 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 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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