Cardiff to London by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cardiff to London by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to London take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and London.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to London?
Direct trains from Cardiff to London have been found.
We usually find around 59 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to London every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to London?
The Cardiff to London train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to London train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to London is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:26.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 20:55.
What's the Cardiff to London train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to London are $24.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. 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 Cardiff to London 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 London by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and London?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to London, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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