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Trip London Cardiff

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from London to Cardiff

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How to get from London to Cardiff?

We are suggesting 9 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London Cardiff. 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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  • Locate cities of London and Cardiff on a map as well as the route London Cardiff and the different connecting points (Cardiff Coach Station, Cardiff Central Railway Station, Cardiff-Wales Airport, Grangetown (Cardiff) Railway Station, London City Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport London Cardiff

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Cardiff (Wales, 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 London Cardiff is a direct bound.
Trains of First Great Western to Cardiff leave from London Paddington railway station in London. Arrival in Cardiff will take place at Cardiff Central station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line London-Cardiff that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in London. The bus will drop you off at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cardiff.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary London-Cardiff.
The direct flight London > Cardiff will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at London City LCY airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Cardiff (Cardiff-Wales airport, IATA code: CWL) operated by FlyBE.

Which carriers to travel between London and Cardiff?

Airlines
FlyBE carries out a flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Cardiff (arrival at Cardiff-Wales CWL airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Cardiff (131.7 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Cardiff where the coach will drop you off at Cardiff station situated at about 0.4 mi from Cardiff city centre.
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Bristol-Cardiff with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from London to Cardiff with the train which leaves London Paddington station to arrive at Cardiff Central railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
Arriva Trains Wales operates the train journey Newport-Cardiff with the train from Newport (South Wales) railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)

Stop cities from London or cities to visit near Cardiff

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