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Sheffield to Cardiff by bus

The journey from Sheffield to Cardiff by bus is 150.16 mi and takes 8 hr 24 min. There are 86 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:55 AM and the last at 7:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Sheffield to Cardiff by bus for as little as $12.13 or as much as $96.48. The best price for this journey is $12.13.

Lowest Price$12.13
Journey Duration8 hr 24 min
Connection per Day86
Lowest Price$12.13
Highest Price$96.48
First Departure12:55 AM
Last Departure7:00 PM
Distance150.16 mi
DepartureSheffield
ArrivalCardiff
CarriersNational Express, Megabus

Sheffield to Cardiff Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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Planning to travel from Sheffield to Cardiff? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Sheffield to Cardiff?

On average, a bus ticket from Sheffield to Cardiff will cost you $32.61. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $12.13. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Sheffield to Cardiff, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $32.61. 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 Sheffield to Cardiff by bus?

Traveling from Sheffield to Cardiff by bus will usually take 8 hr 24 min. This journey covers a distance of 150.16 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 8 hr 24 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Sheffield and Cardiff is around 150.16 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 8 hr 24 min. However, the fastest routes between Sheffield and Cardiff take 5 hr 0 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do journeys run from Sheffield to Cardiff?

On average, there are 86 daily departures from Sheffield to Cardiff. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 10 departures from Sheffield which travel directly to Cardiff. There are 76 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Cardiff
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Cardiff.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sheffield 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 Sheffield 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.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Sheffield to Cardiff

The cheapest Sheffield - Cardiff bus tickets can be found for as low as $13.36 if you’re lucky, or $20.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $54.40.

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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Sheffield to Cardiff
Compare services on board when travelling from Sheffield to Cardiff by bus.
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Sheffield to Cardiff CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
16.92kg
Bus
18.12kg
Flight
48.33kg
Car
38.67kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Sheffield to Cardiff?
A bus ticket from Sheffield to Cardiff is $32.61. 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 $12.13.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Sheffield to Cardiff?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sheffield to Cardiff is $12.13. 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 Sheffield and Cardiff by bus?
Sheffield to Cardiff is 150.16 mi.
How long does the bus between Sheffield and Cardiff take?
Sheffield to Cardiff is on average 8 hr 24 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Sheffield to Cardiff?
The bus journey from Sheffield to Cardiff is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Sheffield to Cardiff?
Sheffield to Cardiff has 86 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Sheffield to Cardiff leave?
The earliest bus from Sheffield to Cardiff departs at 12:55 AM. 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 Sheffield to Cardiff depart?
The latest bus from Sheffield to Cardiff departs at 7:00 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 Sheffield 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 $12.13 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.
From which stations can I leave from Sheffield to Cardiff?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Sheffield to go to Cardiff. You can go from Meadowhall, Sheffield Train Station and Sheffield Coach Station and you can arrive at Cardiff (Cathays), Heath Low Level, Cardiff Central and Cardiff Kingsway Stop GC.
How many direct connections depart from Sheffield to Cardiff?
There are on average 10 direct connection(s) from Sheffield to go to Cardiff.
What's the fastest journey time between Sheffield to Cardiff by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Sheffield and Cardiff is 5 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Sheffield to Cardiff?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Sheffield and Cardiff.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sheffield to Cardiff by bus?
The bus journey from Sheffield to Cardiff creates 18.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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