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Finding the right bus from Birmingham to Cardiff or from Cardiff to Birmingham just got a lot easier. Just use our bus search engine to find the ideal option: If you're in a hurry, pick the fastest bus, which will get you from Cardiff to Birmingham in 2h 40m. If you want to get more bang for your buck, go for the most affordable option, which will only cost you $4.06. The Cardiff - Birmingham bus route is operated by megabus and National Express. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

Birmingham to Cardiff Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$4.06
Fastest Bus2h 15m
Distance88.5 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Birmingham - Cardiff    88 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-20%

The cheapest bus routes from Birmingham to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      6:45 PM
      9:15 PM
    23 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      6:45 PM
      9:15 PM
    10 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      6:45 PM
      9:10 PM
    15 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      9:30 PM
      11:45 PM
    15 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:30 PM
      9:10 PM
    24 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      9:30 PM
      11:45 PM
    17 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      6:45 PM
      9:15 PM
    11 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:25 PM
    25 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:25 PM
    29 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:20 PM
    7 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:20 PM
    25 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:20 PM
    1 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:05 PM
    9 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:45 PM
      9:25 PM
    8 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08


  Carpooling Birmingham - Cardiff    88 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Birmingham to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      5:20 PM
      8:00 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.42
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      9:30 AM
      12:20 PM
    14 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.69
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      6:40 PM
      9:10 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $15.23
  • Birmingham
    Cardiff
      8:40 PM
      11:10 PM
    27 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $16.50


  Bus Cardiff - Birmingham    88 mi
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-20%

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      3:15 PM
      6:10 PM
    9 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      5:15 PM
      7:45 PM
    26 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      5:20 PM
      7:45 PM
    17 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      3:15 PM
      6:10 PM
    1 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      3:15 PM
      6:10 PM
    4 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      5:20 PM
      7:45 PM
    15 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:50 PM
      6:10 PM
    15 Nov
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $4.06
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      3:05 PM
      5:50 PM
    19 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.46
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:55 PM
      5:50 PM
    21 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:55 PM
      5:50 PM
    18 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:55 PM
      5:50 PM
    7 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:50 PM
      5:50 PM
    4 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:50 PM
      5:50 PM
    16 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      2:55 PM
      5:50 PM
    6 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.08


  Carpooling Cardiff - Birmingham    88 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Birmingham

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      9:00 AM
      11:30 AM
    14 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $15.23
  • Cardiff
    Birmingham
      9:00 AM
      11:30 AM
    13 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $16.50


Current ticket prices

There's nothing you love more than a good travel bargain? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus. Ticket prices for the route Birmingham - Cardiff are currently starting from $4.06. They can also be slightly more expensive though, for instance, when you book your bus at short notice. One suggestion is to compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking a later bus can allow you to save a few dollars.

Bus stops in Birmingham and Cardiff

  Stations
Wood Street 13-15, Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Boulevard De Nantes , Cardiff (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only inexpensive but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board features by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can instantly see, which operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: megabus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus operators. Your trip from Cardiff to Birmingham can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current offers for your Birmingham – Cardiff bus.

Birmingham and Cardiff: Useful Info

Birmingham
1.09 Million
Cardiff
302,139
Taxi
$7.13
$4.81
Birmingham
Cardiff
A cab ride in Birmingham is 33% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Local buses
$3.05
$2.28
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bus fare in Birmingham is 26% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Beer
$3.98
$3.81
Birmingham
Cardiff
A large beer in Birmingham is 5% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Water
$1.22
$1.14
Birmingham
Cardiff
A bottle of water in Birmingham is 7% more expensive than in Cardiff.
Meal
$6.60
$7.36
Birmingham
Cardiff
A meal in Birmingham is 11% cheaper than in Cardiff.
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