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Journey details

Best price 26 £
Journey duration 3 h 39 min
Connections per day 109
First departure: 06:18
Last departure: 22:56
Distance 190km

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Which companies take you from Leicester to Cardiff by train?

To get to Cardiff by train, you can rely on Nationalrail, only an example among all our partners.

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 are the low cost train tickets from Leicester to Cardiff?

On average, train tickets from Leicester to Cardiff cost 148,45 £, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 25,70 £.

Trains from Leicester to Cardiff


When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

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

You can take the train to Cardiff at Leicester [ LEI ], which arrives at Cardiff Central.

How long does it take from Leicester to Cardiff and when do the trains leave?

With the fastest connections you will be in Cardiff in 3 hours and 12 minutes, but on average it takes 4 hours and 16 minutes. The first train headed to Cardiff is at 13:05, while the last one leaves Leicester at 22:05.

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