Cardiff to Grimsby by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    21:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 13m
  • Distance
    313 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 38m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Grimsby by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Grimsby take around 5 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 313 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Grimsby.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Grimsby?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Cardiff to Grimsby 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 25 departures.

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

The Cardiff to Grimsby train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Grimsby is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Cardiff to Grimsby 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 Grimsby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Grimsby?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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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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