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Glasgow to Cardiff

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4 suggested routes to go from Glasgow to Cardiff by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Glasgow to Cardiff ?

Trip Glasgow Cardiff

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance306 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Glasgow to Cardiff? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Cardiff. You just have to specify the departure date to Cardiff then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Glasgow - Cardiff offer that suits you best.

To reach your destination from Glasgow, you will travel with National Express, Blablacar, CrossCountry, MegaBus, First Great Western, Eastern Airways, Arriva Trains Wales or Cityjet by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Glasgow to Cardiff bus

Departure bus stations in Glasgow

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Glasgow at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Glasgow

Bus stops at arrival in Cardiff

Once the bus has arrived at Cardiff, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Cardiff

Train Glasgow to Cardiff

Is it possible to go directly by train from Glasgow to Cardiff?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Glasgow to Cardiff without making any changes.

Intercity train Glasgow Cardiff

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Glasgow and Cardiff with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Glasgow Cardiff train companies

The railways Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, First Great Western, Arriva Trains Wales and First TransPennine Express are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Cardiff.
Virgin Trains Glasgow CardiffCrossCountry Glasgow CardiffFirst Great Western Glasgow CardiffArriva Trains Wales Glasgow CardiffFirst TransPennine Express Glasgow Cardiff

Railway stations from Glasgow

  • Glasgow Central

Railway stations in Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Cardiff

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Glasgow to Cardiff:

  • Book your Glasgow Cardiff flight well in advance to get the best prices. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Cardiff and be flexible. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Which airlines fly from Glasgow to Cardiff ?

FlyBE and Cityjet carry out a direct flight from Glasgow to the airport of Cardiff, United Kingdom.
FlyBE Glasgow CardiffCityjet Glasgow Cardiff

Departure airport in Glasgow

  • GLA Glasgow International

Destination airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Carpool from Glasgow to Cardiff

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Glasgow-Cardiff car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Glasgow to Cardiff, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Glasgow-Cardiff rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Cardiff!

When you book a ride between Glasgow Cardiff, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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