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Stansted to Cardiff coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£23.12
Shortest Duration5h 25m
Trips per day16
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How much does a coach ticket from Stansted to Cardiff cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Stansted to Cardiff were £28.29.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Stansted to Cardiff is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Stansted to Cardiff?

The distance between Stansted and Cardiff is approximately 147.59 miles, or 237.47 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 6 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Stansted to Cardiff by coach is at 00:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Thursday 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.

What coach companies travel from Stansted to Cardiff?

On average there are 16 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Stansted to Cardiff, with an average of 16 trips per day and 16 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Stansted to Cardiff. Of the 16 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Stansted to Cardiff start at £65.85.

1 carriers offer Stansted to Cardiff coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Stansted to Cardiff from £23.12. There are 16 National Express schedules from Stansted to Cardiff and you can expect on average to pay £28.29 for a National Express ticket to Cardiff. In Stansted, National Express departs to Cardiff from Stansted Airport and no other station. In Cardiff, National Express arrives at 11 Castle St and 3 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Stansted to Cardiff takes 6 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Cardiff in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

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Plan your next adventure

Coaches to Cardiff depart from one main station in Stansted:
  • Stansted Airport
Coaches arrive in Cardiff at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Cardiff for trips arriving from Stansted:
  • Sophia Gardens
  • Cardiff University
  • N Rd
  • 11 Castle St