Canterbury to Cardiff by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 52m

Travelling from Canterbury to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Canterbury to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 295 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Canterbury and Cardiff.

Are there direct trains from Canterbury to Cardiff?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Canterbury 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 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Canterbury to Cardiff?

The Canterbury to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Canterbury to Cardiff train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Canterbury around 05:18 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Canterbury around 05:22, and the last at 23:25.

When to book Canterbury 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 Canterbury to Cardiff by train.

Which train companies operate between Canterbury and Cardiff?

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

  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern

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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