Bus Cardiff to Derby and return

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Ticket fares for a bus from Cardiff to Derby commonly start from $8.10. Use our smart bus search to find the ideal bus ride and take your pick between the offers of megabus, National Express and Busbud. The fastest bus from Derby to Cardiff only takes 3h 55m. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride.

Cardiff to Derby Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$8.10
Fastest Bus4h 35m
Distance123.0 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Cardiff - Derby    123 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-58%

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff to Derby

%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
    Derby
      7:30 AM
      12:10 PM
    25 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:30 AM
      12:10 PM
    19 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:30 AM
      12:10 PM
    20 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.10
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:35 AM
      12:10 PM
    30 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:35 AM
      12:10 PM
    30 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      12:40 PM
      6:10 PM
    14 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      12:40 PM
      6:10 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:35 AM
      12:10 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.12
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:50 AM
      2:50 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.67
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:50 AM
      2:50 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.67
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:50 AM
      2:50 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.05
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:35 AM
      12:10 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.98
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      6:55 AM
      2:52 PM
    8 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $19.30
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      7:30 AM
      2:50 PM
    8 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $19.30


  Carpooling Cardiff - Derby    123 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Derby

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cardiff
    Derby
      5:00 PM
      8:20 PM
    8 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $22.22


  Bus Derby - Cardiff    123 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-61%

The cheapest bus routes from Derby 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
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:10 PM
      5:20 PM
    3 May
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:10 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.62
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:10 PM
      5:35 PM
    8 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.41
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:10 PM
    27 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.41
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:10 PM
      5:20 PM
    14 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.41
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:15 PM
    24 Jun
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $9.41
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:15 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.68
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:10 PM
      5:35 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:15 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      11:10 AM
      3:35 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      11:10 AM
      3:35 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      5:00 PM
      9:15 PM
    8 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $15.30
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:12 PM
      11:45 PM
    8 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $22.36
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      1:12 PM
      11:45 PM
    8 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $22.36


  Carpooling Derby - Cardiff    123 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Derby to Cardiff

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Derby
    Cardiff
      4:10 PM
      7:30 PM
    8 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.52


Current ticket prices

There's two things to consider when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices for your trip from Cardiff to Derby. Tickets are normally cheapest when booked in advance. Should you book at short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. Number two is to compare travel times because there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the highway, simply pick the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Cardiff and Derby

  Stations
The Cock Pitt , Derby (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

The better the choice, the harder it normally becomes to book the right bus. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. If you are looking for a Cardiff to Derby bus , you might find that more than one operator offers convenient routes.

In such cases, it’s always convenient tocompare the available offers. On CheckMyBus you can look for the fastest, the most comfortable or the most affordable bus from Derby to Cardiff and back. Just enter your preferred date of travel and our smart search function will take care of the rest. In the search results, you'll see which operator offers extra legroom, the most generous baggage policy or on which intercity buses you are allowed to take your furry friends, and oversized baggage.

How about bikes? On a bus from Cardiff to Derby, National Express allows you to take your bike for an extra fee. Check out all the offers and pick the right bus. Travel smart!

Cardiff and Derby: Useful Info

Cardiff
302,139
Derby
235,029
Taxi
$4.96
$4.23
Cardiff
Derby
A cab ride in Cardiff is 15% more expensive than in Derby.
Local buses
$2.35
$3.27
Cardiff
Derby
A bus fare in Cardiff is 29% cheaper than in Derby.
Beer
$3.92
$3.92
Cardiff
Derby
A large beer in Cardiff is 0% more expensive than in Derby.
Water
$1.18
$1.37
Cardiff
Derby
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 14% cheaper than in Derby.
Meal
$7.58
$5.10
Cardiff
Derby
A meal in Cardiff is 33% more expensive than in Derby.
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