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Nottingham to Cardiff

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

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How to travel from Nottingham to Cardiff ?

Trip Nottingham Cardiff

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance133 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Nottingham to Cardiff and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Nottingham Cardiff? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Cardiff then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To travel from Nottingham, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, CrossCountry, Blablacar, Eastern Airways, Arriva Trains Wales, MegaBus and First Great Western will carry you to Cardiff.

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

Nottingham to Cardiff bus

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

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Nottingham and Cardiff and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Cardiff.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Nottingham and Cardiff to offer cheaper fares.
  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Nottingham Cardiff is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • 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 Nottingham to Cardiff watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 133 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Nottingham Cardiff trip

To get to Cardiff by bus from Nottingham, you only have the bus company National Express that serves the these two cities.

National Express Nottingham Cardiff

Bus stops in Nottingham

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Nottingham from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Cardiff' should be displayed. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Nottingham

Bus stops at arrival in Cardiff

When you arrive in Cardiff, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Cardiff

Train Nottingham to Cardiff

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

Yes, the Nottingham to Cardiff route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Cardiff and there may be fewer direct trains from Nottingham on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Nottingham-Cardiff train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Nottingham Cardiff

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

Nottingham Cardiff train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Nottingham Cardiff

Departure train stations in Nottingham

  • Nottingham

Railway stations in Cardiff

  • Cardiff Central

Cheap flights from Nottingham to Cardiff

Which airlines fly between Nottingham and Cardiff ?

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

Arrival airport in Cardiff

  • CWL Cardiff-Wales

Carpool from Nottingham to Cardiff

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Nottingham-Cardiff ride. 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 have more probabilities to find Nottingham-Cardiff rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Cardiff!

Before you book your Nottingham-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.

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