Bus from Manchester to Cardiff

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Facts about the Manchester Cardiff bus route

Cheapest Bus$24.09
Fastest Bus5h 15m
Earliest Bus7:10 AM
Latest Bus11:50 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance143.7 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus, National Express
Are you searching for a bus from Manchester to Cardiff?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Manchester Cardiff bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including megabus. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Cardiff from Manchester over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Manchester and Cardiff so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Cardiff, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Manchester, as well as popular airport shuttles from Cardiff.

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Cardiff

Today
from $24.09
Tomorrow
from $24.09
12/02
from $24.09
12/03
from $24.09
12/04
from $26.49
12/05
from $26.49

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • megabus
    4:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 5m
    10:30 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$24.09
  • National Express
    3:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 40m
    10:40 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$25.97
  • National Express
    8:00 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 10h 0m
    6:00 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$25.97
  • megabus
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 50m
    7:50 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$26.49
  • megabus
    9:15 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 10m
    3:25 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$26.49
  • megabus
    11:40 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 0m
    5:40 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$26.77
  • megabus
    4:55 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 35m
    10:30 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$27.20
  • megabus
    1:40 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 0m
    7:40 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$30.27
  • megabus
    7:10 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 15m
    12:25 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$31.51
  • National Express
    8:30 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 9h 20m
    5:50 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$32.10
  • National Express
    12:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 50m
    7:50 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$32.10
  • National Express
    12:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 10h 40m
    10:40 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$45.42
  • National Express
    12:00 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 30m
    7:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$51.94
  • National Express
    11:50 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 13h 20m
    1:10 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$51.94

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Bus Manchester Cardiff: Further Information

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Are you planning on returning to Manchester? You can select the date for your return trip as well for the Cardiff Manchester bus route.
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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Manchester Cardiff bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. megabus offers the cheapest tickets at $24.09, while the fastest connection takes 5h 15m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Manchester and arriving in Cardiff. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Manchester to Cardiff!

Bus stops in Manchester and Cardiff

Stations
Castle Street 15, CF10 1BS Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Sophia Gardens 2 , CF11 9HW Cardiff (United Kingdom)
CF10 3HH Cardiff (United Kingdom)
North Road 213, CF14 3GH Cardiff (United Kingdom)
M4 Junction 30 , Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Boulevard De Nantes , Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Gorsedd Gardens Rd , CF10 3NP Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Westgate Street , CF10 Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Park Place 50, CF10 Cardiff (United Kingdom)

Bus Manchester to Cardiff: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester to Cardiff cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $24.09 and takes 6h 5m to get to Cardiff. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Manchester to Cardiff bus route?

This route is connected by 1 bus company with ticket prices ranging from $24.09 to $51.94. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Cardiff.

How many daily bus routes are available from Manchester to Cardiff on average?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester to Cardiff is offered by about 2 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Manchester Cardiff bus route take?

megabus offers the quickest bus from Manchester to Cardiff, which can take 5h 15m. Tickets for this connection cost $31.51. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Manchester to Cardiff?

For the Manchester Cardiff bus route, our search engine currently compares 0 direct bus connections. 

When does the first trip depart for the Manchester Cardiff bus route?

The earliest bus to Cardiff departs from Manchester at 7:10 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Manchester Cardiff bus route?

The latest bus trip from Manchester to Cardiff departs at 11:50 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Manchester Cardiff bus route?

When taking the Manchester Cardiff bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as megabus. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Manchester to Cardiff?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Manchester Cardiff bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Manchester to Cardiff?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Manchester to Cardiff on your preferred travel date.

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