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Liverpool to Cardiff

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

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How to travel from Liverpool to Cardiff ?

Trip Liverpool Cardiff

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance134 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Liverpool to Cardiff? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Cardiff then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of National Express, Blablacar, MegaBus, Eastern Airways, Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, First Great Western or Merseyrail to reach Cardiff.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Liverpool to Cardiff bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Liverpool and Cardiff.

You may still have doubts to get to Cardiff by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Cardiff, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The Liverpool Cardiff tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • The fleet of National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Liverpool Cardiff road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Liverpool to Cardiff watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Liverpool to Cardiff are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Liverpool and Cardiff?

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Liverpool Cardiff.

National Express Liverpool Cardiff

Bus stops in Liverpool

You will have to arrive at your Liverpool stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Cardiff' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Liverpool

Arrival bus stations in Cardiff

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

  • Cardiff

Train Liverpool to Cardiff

Is there a direct train for the Liverpool-Cardiff route?

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

Intercity train Liverpool Cardiff

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

Liverpool Cardiff railways companies

There are 5 carriers that operate rail journeys between Liverpool and Cardiff: London Midland, CrossCountry, First Great Western, Arriva Trains Wales and Merseyrail.
London Midland Liverpool CardiffCrossCountry Liverpool CardiffFirst Great Western Liverpool CardiffArriva Trains Wales Liverpool CardiffMerseyrail Liverpool Cardiff

Departure train stations in Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street
  • Liverpool Central

Railway stations in Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Cheap flights from Liverpool to Cardiff

Which airlines fly between Liverpool and Cardiff ?

The cities of Liverpool and Cardiff are not connected with a direct flight bus Eastern Airways is the airline you may take to travel to Cardiff.
Eastern Airways Liverpool Cardiff

Arrival airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Carpool from Liverpool to Cardiff

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Liverpool-Cardiff with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. So, you surely have better chances to get Liverpool-Cardiff rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Cardiff.

When you are about to book a Liverpool-Cardiff ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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