Cardiff to Penarth by train

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Travelling from Cardiff to Penarth by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Penarth take around 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 4 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Penarth.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Penarth?

Direct trains from Cardiff to Penarth have been found.

We usually find around 52 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Penarth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Penarth?

The Cardiff to Penarth train travel time is normally about 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cardiff to Penarth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Penarth is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:45 and the last train is around 23:12. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cardiff to Penarth 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 Penarth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Penarth?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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 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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