Book direct travel from London to Cardiff

Coaches from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens) run around-the-clock, 19 times a day. The first coach leaves London at 8am, arriving in Cardiff 11.10am. The last coach leaves London at 11.30pm, arriving in Cardiff at 2.40am. With £2.40 single fares, £4.80 returns, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services and Stops

Services from London to Cardiff run around-the-clock, from 8am until 11.30pm.

Stops along the route include: London Victoria Coach Station, Hammersmith, Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange, Cardiff University, Castle Street, Cardiff Bus Station.

Please view our London to Cardiff timetable for further route details and departure times.

About our coaches

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Taking the coach to Cardiff

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank just outside the coach station on Eccleston Place. Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Arriving in Cardiff by Coach

Coaches arrive in Cardiff from London Victoria Coach Station from as early as 11.10am (approx), with 19 services arriving throughout the day. The coach station is a 15-minute stroll from Cardiff Rail Station, and just a short stroll through the city centre.

Read more on our Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) facilities and information page.



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