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Cheap Train Tickets from London to Cardiff

For a train from London to Cardiff, you can find advance tickets for as low as £19.75, with fares typically averaging around £34.81. To secure the most affordable train ticket, it is recommended to book in advance and avoid peak times. For a wider selection of cheap train tickets, please check our train ticket calendar.

London to Cardiff Live Train Timetable

Find trains from London to Cardiff today (13 Jun 2024) with train times, live train status, departure/arrival stations, duration, train operators, and other journey details. View the full-day timetable or search for different dates here.

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12:48

London Paddington

14:37

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 49m

Great Western Railway
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13:15

London Paddington

15:16

Cardiff Central

On time

2h 1m

Great Western Railway
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13:48

London Paddington

15:35

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 47m

Great Western Railway
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14:12

London Paddington

16:07

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 55m

Great Western Railway
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14:48

London Paddington

16:36

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 48m

Great Western Railway
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15:16

London Paddington

17:09

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 53m

Great Western Railway
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15:41

Vauxhall

19:49

Cardiff Central

On time

4h 8m

South Western Railway
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15:48

London Paddington

17:37

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 49m

Great Western Railway
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16:18

London Paddington

18:03

Cardiff Central

On time

1h 45m

Great Western Railway
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16:32

London Paddington

19:28

Cardiff Central

On time

2h 56m

Great Western Railway
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London to Cardiff Train Journey Information

Effortlessly plan your journey from London to Cardiff. Discover the earliest and latest train times, departure and arrival stations, distance, travel duration, and pricing options to enhance your trip.

First train
05:23
Last train
23:32
Departure station
London
Arrival station
Cardiff
Distance
133KM
Journey time
From 1h 43m
Price
From £19.75
Train operators
Elizabeth line, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

London to Cardiff Train Travel Guide

Travelling by train from London to Cardiff provides passengers with a convenient and efficient way to commute or explore, ensuring that they arrive on time. For a smooth travel experience, please check out our Train Journey Planner.

Plan Your Train Journey

The train from London to Cardiff takes approximately 1h 43m. The first train departs at 05:23 and the last train leaves at 23:32. 38 trains run daily from London to Cardiff. Use our Train Journey Planner and Timetable for more details.

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You can travel from London to Cardiff with Split Ticket and Advance tickets. The average fare is about £34.81, with the cheapest fare at £19.75. Besides, you can book cheap tickets on off-peak time, which usually begin at 09:30. (Intercity Off-Peak times: Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00). Accurate ticket prices vary depending on the time of day, route, and class selected.

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