Bus from Manchester to Cardiff

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Facts about the bus from Manchester to Cardiff

Cheapest Bus$8.01
Fastest Bus5h 35m
Earliest Bus3:45 AM
Latest Bus4:55 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance143.7 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
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On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Cardiff over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Manchester and Cardiff which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Cardiff, alternative destinations from Manchester, and the most popular airport shuttles from Manchester and Cardiff.

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Cardiff

Today
from $24.67
Tomorrow
from $8.01
09/25
from $8.01
09/26
from $24.67
09/27
from $9.69
09/28
from $9.69

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

  • National Express
    8:55 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 5h 35m
    2:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$8.01
  • National Express
    2:30 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 0m
    8:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$8.01
  • National Express
    3:45 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 45m
    11:30 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$11.88
  • National Express
    12:05 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 25m
    6:30 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$11.88
  • National Express
    4:00 AM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 7h 30m
    11:30 AM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$13.17
  • National Express
    12:05 PM
    Manchester - Coach Station
    Duration 6h 10m
    6:15 PM
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    from$17.05
  • megabus
    4:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 5m
    10:30 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$23.37
  • megabus
    4:25 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 10m
    10:35 PM
    Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GQ
    from$23.37
  • megabus
    9:15 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 10m
    3:25 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$25.69
  • megabus
    9:15 AM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 6h 15m
    3:30 PM
    Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GQ
    from$25.69
  • megabus
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 50m
    7:50 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$25.69
  • megabus
    2:00 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 55m
    7:55 PM
    Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GQ
    from$25.69
  • megabus
    4:55 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 40m
    10:35 PM
    Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GQ
    from$26.38
  • megabus
    4:55 PM
    Manchester - Shudehill Interchange
    Duration 5h 35m
    10:30 PM
    Cardiff - University
    from$26.38

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Bus Manchester to Cardiff: Further Information

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Bus stops in Manchester and Cardiff

Stations
Castle Street 15, CF10 1BS Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Sophia Gardens 2 , CF11 9HW 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)

FAQs about the bus route Manchester to Cardiff

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

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $8.01. Compare offers to save money!

How long does a bus journey from Manchester to Cardiff take?

The fastest bus from Manchester to Cardiff starts at 5h 35m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to Cardiff?

The earliest bus to Cardiff from Manchester starts at 3:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Manchester to Cardiff?

The latest bus trip from Manchester to Cardiff starts at 4:55 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Is there a direct bus from Manchester to Cardiff?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Manchester to Cardiff. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Cardiff from Manchester.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Manchester to Cardiff?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Manchester - Cardiff route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment does the bus from Manchester to Cardiff have?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Manchester to Cardiff on your planned travel date.

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