London to Cardiff

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

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Trip London Cardiff

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance131 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from London to Cardiff?

We are suggesting 1 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling, plane).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey London Cardiff by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • 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

Read more information about each means of transport:

London to Cardiff bus

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

Bus stops in London

It is recommended that you arrive at the London bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. In general, the destination 'Cardiff' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations 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

Coach companies on the London Cardiff trip

Several bus companies serve the cities of London and Cardiff with direct bus line: National Express and MegaBus.

National Express London CardiffMegaBus London 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.

  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Cardiff safely and confidently.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the London Cardiff coaches are equipped with.
  • You will travel from London to Cardiff on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

Train London to Cardiff

London Cardiff train companies

The train company that operates this journey is First Great Western.
First Great Western London Cardiff

Railway stations from London

  • London Paddington

Railway stations in Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Intercity Train London Cardiff

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

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

Indeed, the cities of Cardiff and London are linked with a direct train connection. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Cardiff train ticket on Vivanoda.

Carpool from London to Cardiff

Before you book your London-Cardiff ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

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

Cheap flights from London to Cardiff

Departure airport in London

  • LCY London City

Destination airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Which airlines fly from London to Cardiff ?

This flight is scheduled by only one airline: FlyBE.
FlyBE London Cardiff

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

  • Despite a longer time of travel, the London-Cardiff route should be cheaper with connected flights.
  • 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.

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