Coventry to Cardiff by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Coventry to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Coventry to Cardiff take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 154 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Coventry and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Coventry to Cardiff?
Journeys between Coventry and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Coventry to Cardiff every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Coventry to Cardiff?
The Coventry to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Coventry to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Coventry around 05:50 and the last train is around 22:25.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Coventry around 06:11, and the last at 23:58.
What's the Coventry to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Coventry to Cardiff are $24.75.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $41. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Coventry to Cardiff 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 Coventry to Cardiff by train.
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Which train companies operate between Coventry and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Coventry to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Cardiff to Coventry by train