Cardiff to Kettering by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 37m

Travelling from Cardiff to Kettering by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Kettering take around 3 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Kettering.

Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Kettering?

Journeys between Cardiff and Kettering usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Cardiff to Kettering every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Kettering?

The Cardiff to Kettering train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cardiff to Kettering train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kettering is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:15, and the last at 23:06.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Cardiff to Kettering train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Kettering by train.

Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Kettering?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Kettering, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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