Birmingham to Cardiff bus

Birmingham - Cardiff bus information

Birmingham Cardiff bus map

Bus Time 2h56m
Origin Birmingham, England
Destination Cardiff, Wales
Distance 88 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £4.20
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus
  • Many companies offer bus tickets from Birmingham (England) to Cardiff (Wales): National Express, Megabus. The coach services on board and the luggage restrictions will vary depending on the company.
  • The starting price found to travel in the next 1800 days for your coach is £4.20. This fare, based on a standard fare without a coachcard, can vary depending when you want to travel and how much time in advance you book your ticket to Cardiff from Birmingham.
  • You will need on average 2h56m to take the bus from Birmingham to Cardiff which are 88 miles away from one another. While coach services are often slower than trains or flights, they are almost always the cheapest solution for your journey.

Best prices for bus tickets Birmingham - Cardiff

from £4.20 MORE 3h23m
from £4.50 MORE 3h15m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £12.40 MORE 2h00m
Flights
from £70.00 MORE 13h05m

Prices calendar to travel between Birmingham and Cardiff

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff by coach, train, carsharing and flights.

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Megabus£8

National Express£9

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Bus times Birmingham - Cardiff

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Cardiff

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
07:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
11:30
4h30m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
08:30
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
11:50
3h20m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
09:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
13:40
4h40m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
10:30
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
13:55
3h25m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
11:15
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
13:50
2h35m National Express
Birmingham , Brunel Street
12:40
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
16:05
3h25m Megabus
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
13:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
15:35
2h35m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
15:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
17:20
2h20m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
16:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
19:35
3h35m National Express
Birmingham coach station, digbeth
17:30
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
21:00
3h30m National Express
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 13 services are available today and 12 tomorrow. The first bus Birmingham to Cardiff leaves the station at 06:30. The last coach is at 20:30. Coach companies may adapt the times depending on which day you're travelling as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a major event.

Best time to book a Birmingham - Cardiff bus

Coach fare depending on when you get your ticket

90

£4

60

£7

30

£6

15

£9

7

£9

3

£9

1

£11

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can note in the graph above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Birmingham to Cardiff is more expensive as you approach your travel date. Buying your ticket early can help you pay less as well as avoiding missing the bus because there are no tickets left. It is 67% cheaper to purchase your seat 2 months in advance (from £4) rather than on the day you're travelling (from £11).

The results take into account the best fares found, when booking early versus on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from Birmingham to Cardiff

Gopili compares prices to help you find cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Cardiff for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Cardiff Birmingham bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 26/03/2020 17:30 National Express 16 hours ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 25/03/2020 18:45 National Express 1 day ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 25/03/2020 11:15 National Express 1 day ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 25/03/2020 17:30 National Express 1 day ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 25/03/2020 15:00 National Express 1 day ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 24/03/2020 11:15 National Express 2 days ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 24/03/2020 17:30 National Express 2 days ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 23/03/2020 17:30 National Express 3 days ago
Birmingham
coach station, digbeth
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£4.20 20/03/2020 17:30 National Express 6 days ago
Birmingham
, Brunel Street
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£4.50 21/03/2020 12:40 Megabus 5 days ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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