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Cardiff to London

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How to get from Cardiff to London?

We are suggesting 7 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Cardiff London. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Cardiff London

For your trip from Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom) to London (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 131 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Cardiff London is a direct bound.
Trains of First Great Western to London leave from Cardiff Central railway station in Cardiff. Arrival in London will take place at London Paddington station (2.5 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Cardiff-London that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Cardiff. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London.
The direct flight Cardiff > London will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Cardiff and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Cardiff-Wales CWL airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (London City airport, IATA code: LCY) operated by FlyBE.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Cardiff-London.

Which carriers to travel between Cardiff and London?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Cardiff in Cardiff and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Cardiff (serving Cardiff bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Cardiff-Bristol with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Cardiff to London with the train which leaves Cardiff Central station to arrive at London Paddington railway station (England United Kingdom)
Arriva Trains Wales operates the train journey Cardiff-Newport with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Newport (South Wales) at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Cardiff-London (131.7 mi)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Cardiff-Wales CWL airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Cardiff to London (arrival at London City LCY airport)

Stop cities from Cardiff or cities to visit near London

When travelling from London to Cardiff by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bristol located at 26 mi from Cardiff and 107 mi away from London, Bath situated at 36 mi from Cardiff and at approximately 97 mi from London, Newport located at 11 mi from Cardiff and 124 mi away from London, Calcot situated at 92 mi from Cardiff and at approximately 40 mi from London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to London or back to Cardiff, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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