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Journey details

Best price 13.07£
Journey duration 2 h 26 min
Connections per day 191
First departure: 05:00
Last departure: 22:12
Distance 142km

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Which companies serve the route from Birmingham to Cardiff?

Among all our partners, you will also find Nationalrail, providing the train connections between Birmingham and Cardiff.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Cardiff?

On average, train tickets from Birmingham to Cardiff cost 43,70 €, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 14,60 €.

Trains from Birmingham to Cardiff


When travelling by train, never forget to keep your ticket with you: make sure to print it out in advance or to download the mobile version if allowed.

For short distances like between Birmingham and Cardiff, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Birmingham to Cardiff?

You can take the train to Cardiff at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], which arrives at Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street or Cardiff Bay.

When are the first and last trains from Birmingham to Cardiff scheduled?

While the first train to Cardiff leaves at 19:05, the last one is scheduled for 20:05. The average duration of the journey is of 2 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Cardiff in 1 hour and 58 minutes.

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