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Birmingham to Cardiff coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£7.10
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day5
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How to book cheap Birmingham to Cardiff coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Birmingham to Cardiff is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Birmingham to Cardiff were £7.91. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average £3.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Birmingham to Cardiff?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Birmingham to Cardiff by coach is at 15:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 18:00 on Tuesday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from Birmingham to Cardiff has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Birmingham to Cardiff, with an average of 5 trips per day and 48 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Birmingham to Cardiff. Of the 5 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Birmingham to Cardiff coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Birmingham to Cardiff from £7.10. There are 5 National Express schedules from Birmingham to Cardiff and you can expect on average to pay £15.17 for a National Express ticket to Cardiff. In Birmingham, National Express departs to Cardiff from Birmingham Rd and 3 other stations. In Cardiff, National Express arrives at Cardiff University and 1 other station.

An average trip on National Express from Birmingham to Cardiff takes 5 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Cardiff in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay £17.82 for a weekend getaway to Cardiff.

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Depending on the coach line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have coach departures from Birmingham. Most coach trips to Cardiff will depart from Birmingham Rd, Hagley Rd W, Hagley Rd Five Ways, National Express Station.
  • Birmingham Rd
  • Hagley Rd W
  • Hagley Rd Five Ways
  • National Express Station
coach trips arrive in Cardiff at 2 stations, depending on which coach line you are travelling with. Cardiff University, N Rd are the main coach stations in Cardiff for trips arriving from Birmingham.
  • Cardiff University
  • N Rd