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Bridgwater - Cardiff Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity coaches per day from Bridgwater to Cardiff. Traveling by coach from Bridgwater to Cardiff usually takes around 3 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance26 mi (41 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price£12.13
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Coach lines2

Price trends for coaches from Bridgwater to Cardiff

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What coach companies travel from Bridgwater to Cardiff?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Bridgwater to Cardiff that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Megabus usually offers more choice, with 13 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus133h 35m£18.36
National Express43h 50m£17.15
  • Founded in 2003, Megabus UK was created to provide travelers with greener, more straightforward and smarter travel. The carrier has routes all across the United Kingdom in England, Scotland, and Wales. The Megabus UK fleet, easily distinguishable by its dark blue and yellow colors, has free Wi-Fi, outlets and charging ports, onboard restrooms, and 20 kg luggage allowances on each bus.

  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 26 miles from Bridgwater to Cardiff. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Cardiff. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Bridgwater to Cardiff, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled coaches that travel from Bridgwater to Cardiff every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bridgwater to Cardiff; ticket prices start at £31.58.

City Information


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Bridgwater is a historic market town in the southern English county of Somerset. With a rich history and a festive spirit, many people come from all over Britain to visit this vibrant town.

Every November, this spirit flourishes when the town hosts the Bridgwater Carnival, Europe's largest illuminated procession of up to 100 brilliantly festooned carts and vehicles that parade through the town.

If you're not around for the carnival, then visit the Blake Museum to discover the town's surprising past as a port town and an important centre of commerce. For those looking to enjoy some fresh air, take a walk up Burrow Mump to discover the ruins of a medieval church as well as a Second World War memorial. With a picturesque view from the summit, few other places so grandly display the quintessential English countryside.

Bridgwater's location in England makes it very reachable from around the U.K. Rail and coach services frequently run to Bridgwater Station from Bristol, York, and London. Bristol Airport is also only 30 miles from the town, with shuttle buses and trains connecting it to the town.


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Cardiff is the capital of Wales, as well as its largest city. Although the city was initially founded as a Roman fort, Cardiff has glided effortlessly into the 21st century, offering tourists a diverse mix of old and new.

Looking to explore the city's history? Cardiff Castle at the heart of the city makes for an exciting day out, where visitors can learn about the fascinating 2,000 years of history that the castle represents.

If the castle gets you in the mood to explore more history, the St Fagans National Museum of History will surely satisfy your historical appetite. As one of Europe's leading open-air museums, the museum offers historical attractions that detail history back to the Celtic era.

For those seeking a more modern experience, Cardiff boasts a fantastic selection of shops and cafes, with Cardiff Central Market as the top choice for retail therapy.

Cardiff has excellent transport links, making it an easy place to visit no matter where you're coming from. Cardiff Airport provides access for visitors traveling from off the island, while high-speed rail services make access to and from London simple. Cardiff Central Station also offers direct routes from Bristol, Bath, Manchester, Nottingham, as well as other main cities and towns.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Bridgwater?

Main departure station: Bridgwater Huntworth Ln M5

Bridgwater has two coach stations with service to Cardiff.

All coach stations in Bridgwater:

  • Bridgwater Huntworth Ln M5

  • Bridgwater Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Cardiff?

Main arrival station: North Rd 330

Coaches arrive in Cardiff at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Cardiff:

  • North Rd 330

  • Cardiff University

  • 2 Sophia Cl

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