Edinburgh to Cardiff bus

Edinburgh - Cardiff bus information

Edinburgh Cardiff bus map

Bus Time 12h51m
Origin Edinburgh, Scotland
Destination Cardiff, Wales
Distance 309 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £15.90
Bus operators: National Express, FlixBus
  • Several operators provide bus tickets from Edinburgh (Scotland) to Cardiff (Wales): National Express, FlixBus. The bus services on board as well as the luggage policies will change for each operator.
  • The starting price found to travel in the next 1800 days for your coach is £15.90. 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 Edinburgh.
  • You will need on average 12h51m to travel by bus from Edinburgh to Cardiff which are 309 miles away from each other. Even if bus services are often much longer than trains or flights, they remain most of the time the least expensive solution for your journey.

Best prices for bus tickets Edinburgh - Cardiff

from £15.90 MORE 15h32m
from €19.98 MORE 19h20m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £99.10 MORE 6h40m
Flights
from £32.70 MORE 12h22m

Prices calendar to travel between Edinburgh and Cardiff

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

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FlixBus--

National Express£28

omio--

17

FlixBus--

National Express£25

omio--

18

FlixBus--

National Express£20

omio£143

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FlixBus--

National Express£20

omio£100

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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 Edinburgh - Cardiff

Leaving today? Here are the next bus services to Cardiff

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Edinburgh
21:50
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
12:15
14h25m National Express
Tomorrow
Edinburgh
08:45
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
01:00
16h15m National Express
Edinburgh
10:45
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
02:25
15h40m National Express
Edinburgh
21:50
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
12:15
14h25m National Express
Tuesday 18 January
Edinburgh
08:45
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
01:00
16h15m National Express
Edinburgh
10:45
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
03:15
16h30m National Express
Edinburgh
21:50
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
12:15
14h25m National Express

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, 3 services are available today and 3 tomorrow. The first bus Edinburgh to Cardiff leaves the station at 08:45. The last coach is at 21:50. Coach companies may vary 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 Edinburgh - Cardiff bus

Coach fare depending on when you purchase your ticket

£16

90

60

30

£54

15

£37

7

£34

3

£40

1

£44

Same day

Days before Departure

As you can notice in the chart above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Edinburgh to Cardiff tend to increase as the date gets closer. Purchasing your coach in advance will enable you to save money as well as avoiding missing the bus because it is full. It is 71% cheaper to get your coach 3 months in advance (from £16) as opposed to 15 days in advance (from £54).

The figures take into account the best tickets found, when booking in advance versus on the day on you intend to travel, in the past 6 months.

Best prices for your coach from Edinburgh to Cardiff

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£15.90 10/02/2022 10:45 National Express 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£15.90 09/02/2022 10:45 National Express 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£15.90 09/02/2022 21:50 National Express 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£15.90 08/02/2022 10:45 National Express 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£15.90 08/02/2022 21:50 National Express 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£19.80 07/02/2022 21:50 National Express 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£19.80 07/02/2022 10:45 National Express 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£19.80 06/02/2022 21:50 National Express 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
City Centre
€19.98 28/01/2022 22:30 FlixBus 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£21.80 11/02/2022 10:45 National Express 1 day ago

Best prices found for the next 180 days.

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