Ashford to Cardiff by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m

Travelling from Ashford to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 283 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Cardiff.

Are there direct trains from Ashford to Cardiff?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Ashford to Cardiff 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 28 departures.

How long is the train journey from Ashford to Cardiff?

The Ashford to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Ashford to Cardiff train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 06:16, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Ashford 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 Ashford to Cardiff by train.

Which train companies operate between Ashford and Cardiff?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern

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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