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Journey details

Best price 21.03£
Journey duration 2 h 36 min
Connections per day 172
First departure: 04:48
Last departure: 23:54
Distance 214km

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Trains from Cardiff to London: which companies can you travel with?

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

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.

What is the price of train tickets from Cardiff to London?

On average, train tickets from Cardiff to London cost 74,75 €, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 23,50 €.

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Trains from Cardiff to London


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Cardiff and London?

Trains leave Cardiff from Cardiff Queen Street, Cardiff Central or Cardiff Bay and arrive at London Paddington.

How long to you need to get to London by train?

With the fastest connections you will be in London in 2 hours and 42 minutes, but on average it takes 2 hours and 53 minutes. The first train headed to London is at 09:02, while the last one leaves Cardiff at 19:02.

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