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Journey details

Best price 39.47£
Journey duration 3 h 54 min
Connections per day 171
First departure: 06:15
Last departure: 23:00
Distance 139km

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Which companies serve the route from Southampton to Cardiff?

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 train tickets from Southampton to Cardiff?

Booking in advance really allows you to save some money: in fact, you can get cheap train tickets from Southampton to Cardiff also for only 44,10 €, while the average price is 101,05 €.

Trains from Southampton 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.

Which stations do the trains to Cardiff leave from?

You can take the train to Cardiff at Southampton Central [ SOU ], which arrives at Cardiff Queen Street [ CDQ ], Cardiff Central [ CDF ] or Cardiff Bay.

How long will it take you from Southampton to Cardiff by train and when do the trains leave?

On average, it takes 3 hours and 42 minutes to get to Cardiff by train, but you will need 3 hours and 20 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 09:06, whereas the last one leaves Southampton at 21:06.

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