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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Gloucester to Cardiff. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Gloucester to Cardiff?

The cheapest train tickets from Gloucester to Cardiff cost £ 10.46. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 21.55 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Gloucester to Cardiff.

Journey Details

Best price £ 10.46
Journey duration 1 h 57 min
Connections per day 35
First departure 07:04
Last departure 20:25
Distance 48.5 mi
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Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 32 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
08:58 - 11:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 32 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
09:58 - 12:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 30 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
12:00 - 14:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 31 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
12:59 - 15:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 1 h 33 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
15:57 - 17:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 30 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
18:00 - 20:30
£ 21.12
Transport For Wales-logo
Transport For Wales
Duration: 2 h 30 min
Gloucester - Whitchurch (Cardiff)
19:00 - 21:30
£ 21.12

How long is the journey from Gloucester to Cardiff by train?

The journey from Gloucester to Cardiff covers a distance of 48.5 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 57 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 56 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Gloucester to Cardiff faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Gloucester to Cardiff?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Gloucester to Cardiff, which usually leaves at 07:04. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Gloucester to Cardiff?

In Gloucester, departure stations include Gloucester [ GCR ] and Gloucester. When you arrive in Cardiff, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Cardiff Central [ CDF ], Cardiff Central and Whitchurch (Cardiff). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Gloucester to Cardiff?

The route from Gloucester to Cardiff is served by providers including Nationalrail, Great Western Railway, CrossCountry and Transport For Wales. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 105 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Gloucester 35 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Gloucester to Cardiff, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 29 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

Stations of departure

Gloucester [ GCR ]
Gloucester

Destination stations

Cardiff Central [ CDF ]
Cardiff Central
Whitchurch (Cardiff)
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