There are 3 ways to get from Slough to Wales by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central

$65 - $127

Cheapest option

Line 702 bus, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 702
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express

$23 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Cardiff 129.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Slough to Wales is to line 702 bus and bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slough to Wales is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Wales. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slough to Wales. However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at Cardiff Central via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Slough and Wales is 145 miles. The road distance is 129.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to Wales without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Slough to Wales, including transfers.

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Slough to Wales bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) station.

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Slough to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Slough to Wales is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can line 702 bus and bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Slough to Wales.
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  • Distance: 145.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Slough, England and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Slough to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Slough to Cardiff via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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