Cardiff docks, Wales

Birmingham to Cardiff

From £3.70 one-way*

Duration: 2hrs 15 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 5 services per day
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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Birmingham to Cardiff

You can take the coach from Birmingham Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station up to 5 times a day, the fastest of which will take just 2 hours and 15 mins. Not only that but with fares from £3.70 one-way* this service is one of the most cost-effective ways to Cardiff possible.

With regular, reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Departing from Birmingham

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth: at the heart of the city centre and just an 8-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre.

A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop, which is served by many routes from the city centre. New Street Rail Station is just a 10-minute walk away through the city centre.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Arriving in Cardiff

Cardiff Coach Station is a 15-minute stroll from Cardiff Rail Station, and just a short stroll through the city centre, making it a great arrival point for your big Welsh adventure.

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

Birmingham to Cardiff route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens)
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*Limited Availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 March 2020 for travel between 3 March 2020 and 1 July 2020.

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