Manchester to Cardiff bus

Manchester - Cardiff bus information

Manchester Cardiff bus map

Bus Time 6h05m
Origin Manchester, England
Destination Cardiff, Wales
Distance 144 Miles
Cheapest bus fare: from £6.71
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Many companies offer bus tickets from Manchester (England) to Cardiff (Wales): National Express, Megabus. The coach services on board and the luggage restrictions will vary depending on the company.

The price of your ticket will vary depending on the operator, when you travel and if you purchase your ticket in advance. The cheapest ticket that we found to travel in the next month is from £6.71.

While travelling by bus is almost always cheaper than travelling by plane or taking the train, it takes more time. As an example, the average coach duration to travel by bus from Manchester to Cardiff is 6h05m. The journey's distance is approximately 144 miles.

Best prices for bus tickets Manchester - Cardiff

from £7.20 MORE 6h23m
from £6.71 MORE 5h54m
Other modes of transport available
Train
from £26.80 MORE 3h25m
Flights
from £73.69 MORE 14h54m

Prices calendar to travel between Manchester and Cardiff

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

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Megabus£12

National Express£18

Loco2£41

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Megabus£16

National Express£21

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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 Manchester - Cardiff

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Cardiff

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
15:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
21:15
6h15m National Express
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
15:05
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
21:25
6h20m Megabus
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
17:20
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
23:35
6h15m Megabus
Tomorrow
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
06:15
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
12:30
6h15m Megabus
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
07:15
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
13:55
6h40m National Express
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
10:05
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
15:45
5h40m National Express
Manchester , Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
10:40
Cardiff , Kingsway, Stop GQ
15:40
5h00m Megabus
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
11:25
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
18:05
6h40m National Express
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
11:50
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
20:15
8h25m National Express
Manchester coach station, chorlton st
15:00
Cardiff coach station, sophia gardens
21:15
6h15m 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

According to our data, 8 services are running today and 10 tomorrow. The first bus Manchester to Cardiff is at 06:15. The last bus departs at 17:20. Bus operators can adjust the schedules depending on the day of the week and if you're travelling during school holidays, bank holidays or for a specific event.

Best time to book a Manchester - Cardiff bus

Bus fare depending on when you book your ticket

£4

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£4

60

£8

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£13

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£13

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£14

3

£17

1

£18

Same day

Days before Departure

The price of a ticket for a coach from Manchester to Cardiff is cheaper the earlier you book. The chart above helps you identify the evolution of the price depending how much time in advance you book your coach. It is based on the best fares found in the past 6 months.

With fares available from £4, we advise you to get your coach 3 months in advance. It may cost you on average 80% less than if you book on the day you're travelling which should cost you around £18. By booking early, you will also make sure that tickets remain available for your trip.

Best prices for your coach from Manchester to Cardiff

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£7.20 12/11/2019 15:00 National Express 1 day ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 12/11/2019 17:20 Megabus 1 day ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 12/11/2019 15:05 Megabus 1 day ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 11/11/2019 17:20 Megabus 2 days ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 11/11/2019 15:05 Megabus 2 days ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 07/11/2019 17:20 Megabus 6 days ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 07/11/2019 15:05 Megabus 6 days ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 06/11/2019 17:20 Megabus 7 days ago
Manchester
, Shudehill Interchange, Stand G
Cardiff
, Kingsway, Stop GQ
£7.65 06/11/2019 15:05 Megabus 7 days ago
Manchester
coach station, chorlton st
Cardiff
coach station, sophia gardens
£8.10 11/11/2019 15:00 National Express 2 days ago

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