Cardiff docks, Wales

London to Cardiff

1000's of fares from £3.80 one-way

Duration: 3hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 19 services per day
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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 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.

Plus, with 1000's of fares from £3.80 one-way there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services & stops

Stops along the route 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

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

Coaches arrive in Cardiff from London Victoria Coach Station from as early as 11.10am (approx), with up to 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.

Calling at...

London to Cardiff route stops include:
  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Hammersmith
  • Newport, South Wales
  • Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens)

Choose your seat

While you are always guaranteed a seat on our coaches, on this route you have the chance to choose the right one for you.

Simply choose to select your seat on the Add Extras page when booking your journey and pick your favourite!


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