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Leeds to Cardiff

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1 suggested route to go from Leeds to Cardiff by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Leeds to Cardiff ?

Trip Leeds Cardiff

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance175 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Cardiff as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Leeds and how to find the best Leeds to Cardiff transport deals? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Cardiff from Leeds 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 Leeds - Cardiff offer that suits you best.

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

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

Leeds to Cardiff bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Leeds to Cardiff, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may still have doubts to get to Cardiff by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Cardiff.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Leeds Cardiff route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of National Express or MegaBus coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road Leeds Cardiff is already built and shared by others.
  • The coaches operating the Leeds Cardiff line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 175 mi of the trip.

What are the bus companies operating the Leeds Cardiff ?

The bus service between the city of Leeds and Cardiff is operating by multiple coach companies: MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus Leeds CardiffNational Express Leeds Cardiff

Departure bus stations in Leeds

You will have to arrive at your Leeds stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Cardiff' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Leeds

Bus stops at arrival in Cardiff

As soon as the coach stops at Cardiff, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Cardiff

Train Leeds to Cardiff

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

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

Intercity train Leeds Cardiff

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Leeds-Cardiff route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Leeds Cardiff train companies

There are 3 carriers that operate rail journeys between Leeds and Cardiff: Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry and First Great Western.
Arriva Trains Wales Leeds CardiffCrossCountry Leeds CardiffFirst Great Western Leeds Cardiff

Railway stations from Leeds

  • Leeds

Railway stations in Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Cheap flights from Leeds to Cardiff

Which airlines operate flights for the Leeds Cardiff trip?

This flight is scheduled by only one airline: Eastern Airways.
Eastern Airways Leeds Cardiff

Departure airport in Leeds

  • LBA Leeds-Bradford

Destination airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Carpool from Leeds to Cardiff

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

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Leeds-Cardiff rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Cardiff.

When you book a ride between Leeds 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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