Derby to Cardiff by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Derby to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Derby to Cardiff take around 2 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Cardiff?
Direct trains from Derby to Cardiff have been found.
We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Derby to Cardiff every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Derby to Cardiff?
The Derby to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Derby to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 06:36 and the last train is around 19:37.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 06:36, and the last at 19:39.
What's the Derby to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Derby to Cardiff are $32.72.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $51, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Derby 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 Derby to Cardiff by train.
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Which train companies operate between Derby and Cardiff?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Derby to Cardiff.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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