Cardiff University National Express Stop

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Cardiff University National Express Stop

Need to get you and all your stuff back to university? Or want to visit your friends who are at universities dotted around the country?  Well great news, as we can take a lot of the hassle of getting you there.  We have direct services to a range of university campuses across the UK and can get you there at a great-value price too.

We travel right to the university door of the following universities:

  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Loughborough
  • Portsmouth
  • Southampton
  • University of East Anglia (Airport only)

We also go to the following universities, but please note that these services are only once a day.  So it’s worth checking beforehand.

  • Aberystwyth
  • Canterbury
  • Lancaster
  • University of Essex
  • University of Warwick

Don’t fret if the university you want to visit isn’t mentioned above, we also have coach stops just a 15 minute walk (up to a mile in distance) from the following universities:

  • Anglia Ruskin at Cambridge
  • Bedfordshire (at Luton)
  • Bradford
  • Brighton
  • Cambridge
  • Coventry University (City Centre campus)
  • De Montford
  • East Sussex
  • Huddersfield
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Manchester Metropolitan
  • Nottingham NTU (city centre)
  • Sheffield Hallam (at Interchange)
  • Swansea
  • UEA at Norwich
  • Wolverhampton

Use the drop-down menu on the right to find information on dozens of coach stations around the country.

Customer Information

From 1 August 2015, all of our coach departures and arrivals in Cardiff are made from/to Sophia Gardens. due to the closure of Cardiff Central Bus Station.

To ensure you have an enjoyable and hassle-free journey, please allow extra time to get to our new location.


Sophia Gardens, Cardiff CF11 9HW

Opening hours

Station: 24 hours

Ticket office:
Mon-Thur 0745-1745, Fri 0700-1815, Sat 0715-1815 and Sun 0800-1815

Ticket machines available: Only available between station opening hours

Further information

It’s always important to arrive early before travelling, so be sure to arrive 10 minutes before your coach is due to depart.

Please check your ticket is valid only for the coach you want to travel on.

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