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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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Trip Nottingham Cardiff

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

How to get from Nottingham to Cardiff?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Nottingham 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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All modes of transport Nottingham-Cardiff

For your trip from Nottingham (England, United Kingdom) to Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom) with a distance of 133 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 Nottingham Cardiff is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Cardiff leave from Nottingham railway station in Nottingham. 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 Nottingham-Cardiff that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Nottingham. 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 Nottingham bus station (0.4 mi from Nottingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cardiff.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Nottingham-Cardiff.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Cardiff from Nottingham. You can take the flight Birmingham-Cardiff and complete the other part of your journey traveling by carpooling.
Leave Birmingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Birmingham International BHX airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Cardiff (Cardiff-Wales airport, IATA code: CWL) operated by Eastern Airways.

Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Cardiff?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Nottingham in Nottingham 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 Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 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
First Great Western provides a rail connection 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)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Nottingham to Cardiff with the train which leaves Nottingham 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)
Eastern Airways carries out a flight from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Cardiff (arrival at Cardiff-Wales CWL airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Nottingham-Cardiff (133.6 mi)
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