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Bristol to Cardiff bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.83
Shortest Duration0h 50m
Trips per day44
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bristol to Cardiff cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bristol to Cardiff were $8.43.

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

How long is the bus ride from Bristol to Cardiff?

The distance between Bristol and Cardiff is approximately 25.53 miles, or 41.07 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 bus from Bristol to Cardiff?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bristol to Cardiff by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Bristol to Cardiff?

On average there are 44 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bristol to Cardiff, with an average of 44 trips per day and 44 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Bristol to Cardiff. Of the 44 trips there are 44 trips that are direct connections to Cardiff.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bristol to Cardiff start at $13.09.

1 carriers offer Bristol to Cardiff bus trips


Book Megabus from Bristol to Cardiff from $5.83. There are 44 trips per day offered by Megabus from Bristol to Cardiff and you can expect on average to pay $8.43 for a Megabus ticket to Cardiff. In Bristol, Megabus departs to Cardiff from Bond St and one other station. In Cardiff, Megabus arrives at Kingsway and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Megabus from Bristol to Cardiff takes 1 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Cardiff in 0 hours and 50 minutes,

Avg. Time
1h 6m
Avg. Price
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Cardiff will depart from these stations in Bristol:
  • Bond St
  • University of W England E Gate
Buses arrive in Cardiff at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Cardiff for trips arriving from Bristol:
  • Kingsway
  • Cardiff University
  • Park Pl 48

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