Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jul 13

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
09:34AM2h52
Birmingham International (BHI)
12:26PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$371One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:41AM2h37
Birmingham International (BHI)
02:18PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1001One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 13
Cross Country
11:41AM2h37
Birmingham International (BHI)
02:18PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:34AM2h52
Birmingham International (BHI)
12:26PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

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Fastest Journey

2 h 37 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

147 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Birmingham International (BHI) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
11:41AM2h37
Birmingham International (BHI)
02:18PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1001One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:34AM2h52
Birmingham International (BHI)
12:26PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$371One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains

Trains from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 91 miles (147 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€32), but the average price of train tickets is $65 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham International and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) trains

For as little as $37 (€32) you can travel by train between Birmingham International (BHI) and Cardiff Central (CDF) with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train information with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: $96

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $37 (€32) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $65 (€56); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 2 h 20 min   for the 91 mile (147 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 6: 04 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 6: 04 PM.
There is 1 train a day from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Birmingham International (BHI) and Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 04 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham International, which is located around 10.9 miles (17.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Birmingham International (BHI) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is March.
You have options as you can travel from Birmingham International (BHI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Birmingham International

Distance from Birmingham International to city center
Distance from Birmingham International to city center
10.9 miles (17.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Avis | Enterprise | Europcar | Sixt | Green Motion | Inter rent
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This station has step-free access to all platforms / the platform | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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