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Cardiff docks, Wales

Coach travel from London to Cardiff

From £3.90 one-way*

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Departures: up to 13 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 London to Cardiff

Coaches from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens) run around-the-clock, up to 13 times a day.

From £3.90 one-way*, a National Express coach is an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

London to Cardiff services & stops

Stops along the 507 and 509 routes include: London Victoria Coach Station, Hammersmith, Cardiff Gabalfa Interchange, Cardiff University, Castle Street, Cardiff Bus Station.

Routes may vary depending on the time you travel.

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

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 at Cardiff Coach Station

Coaches arrive in Cardiff from London Victoria Coach Station from as early as 11.40am (approx), with up to 8 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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London to Cardiff route stops include:
  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Hammersmith
  • Newport, South Wales
  • Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens)
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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 1 September 2021 for travel between 1 September and 30 December 2021

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