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Belfast to Cardiff by bus

The journey from Belfast to Cardiff by bus is 243.26 mi and takes 21 hr 11 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:20 PM and the last at 1:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Belfast to Cardiff by bus for as little as $75.06 or as much as $75.06. The best price for this journey is $75.06.

Lowest Price$75.06
Journey Duration21 hr 11 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$75.06
Highest Price$75.06
First Departure1:20 PM
Last Departure1:50 PM
Distance243.26 mi
DepartureBelfast
ArrivalCardiff
CarriersNational Express

Belfast to Cardiff Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Belfast to Cardiff?

Prices will vary when you travel from Belfast to Cardiff. On average, though, you'll pay about $75.06 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $75.06, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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When you're traveling from Belfast to Cardiff, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $75.06. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Belfast to Cardiff by bus?

With a distance of 243.26 mi between Belfast and Cardiff, it will usually take 21 hr 11 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 21 hr 11 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Belfast and Cardiff by bus usually takes 21 hr 11 min to cover a distance of 243.26 mi. The shortest journey from Belfast to Cardiff will take you 20 hr 55 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Cardiff quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Belfast to Cardiff?

The first journey of the day departs from Belfast at 1:20 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 1:50 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Belfast and Cardiff. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Belfast to Cardiff leaves at 1:20 PM, while the last journey sets out at 1:50 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Belfast and Cardiff. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Belfast to Cardiff are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Belfast to Cardiff can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Belfast to Cardiff. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Belfast to Cardiff varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Belfast to Cardiff. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Belfast to Cardiff
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Belfast to Cardiff.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Belfast to Cardiff, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Belfast to Cardiff.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Belfast to Cardiff travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Belfast to Cardiff

The cheapest Belfast - Cardiff bus tickets can be found for as low as $15.98 if you’re lucky, or $65.36 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $559.11.

Find the best day to travel to Cardiff by bus

When travelling to Cardiff by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board National Express from Belfast to Cardiff
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Belfast to Cardiff CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
27.4kg
Bus
29.36kg
Flight
78.3kg
Car
62.64kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Belfast to Cardiff?
A bus ticket from Belfast to Cardiff is $75.06. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $75.06.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Belfast to Cardiff?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Belfast to Cardiff is $75.06. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Belfast and Cardiff by bus?
Belfast to Cardiff is 243.26 mi.
How long does the bus between Belfast and Cardiff take?
Belfast to Cardiff is on average 21 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 20 hr 55 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Belfast to Cardiff?
Belfast to Cardiff has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Belfast to Cardiff leave?
The earliest bus from Belfast to Cardiff departs at 1:20 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Belfast to Cardiff depart?
The latest bus from Belfast to Cardiff departs at 1:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Belfast to Cardiff in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $75.06 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Belfast to Cardiff by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Belfast and Cardiff is 20 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct bus from Belfast to Cardiff?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Belfast and Cardiff.
What are the CO2 emissions for Belfast to Cardiff by bus?
The bus journey from Belfast to Cardiff creates 29.36kg of CO2 emissions.

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