Stafford to Cardiff by train
Travelling from Stafford to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Stafford to Cardiff take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Stafford to Cardiff?
Journeys between Stafford and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Stafford to Cardiff every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stafford to Cardiff?
The Stafford to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stafford to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 05:24 and the last train is around 21:39.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 05:25, and the last at 22:40.
What's the Stafford to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stafford to Cardiff are $51.75.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $51. 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 Stafford 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 Stafford to Cardiff by train.
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Which train companies operate between Stafford and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stafford 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
- 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 Stafford by train