Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

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

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05:00AMBirmingham New Street2h22 07:22AMCardiff Central
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05:37AMBirmingham New Street2h23 08:00AMCardiff Central
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07:12AMBirmingham New Street1h57 09:09AMCardiff Central
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07:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 09:25AMCardiff Central
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08:12AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:10AMCardiff Central
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Train schedule from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 1
CrossCountry
05:00AMBirmingham New Street2h22 07:22AMCardiff Central
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05:37AMBirmingham New Street2h23 08:00AMCardiff Central
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07:12AMBirmingham New Street1h57 09:09AMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
07:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 09:25AMCardiff Central
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08:12AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:10AMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
08:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 10:25AMCardiff Central
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08:42AMBirmingham New Street1h56 10:38AMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
09:12AMBirmingham New Street1h59 11:11AMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
09:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 11:25AMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
10:12AMBirmingham New Street2h01 12:13PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
10:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 12:25PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
10:42AMBirmingham New Street2h22 01:04PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
11:12AMBirmingham New Street2h05 01:17PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
11:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 01:25PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
12:12PMBirmingham New Street1h55 02:07PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
12:30PMBirmingham New Street1h55 02:25PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
01:12PMBirmingham New Street2h04 03:16PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
01:30PMBirmingham New Street1h55 03:25PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
01:42PMBirmingham New Street1h54 03:36PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
02:12PMBirmingham New Street1h55 04:07PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
02:30PMBirmingham New Street1h55 04:25PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
03:12PMBirmingham New Street1h57 05:09PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
03:30PMBirmingham New Street1h56 05:26PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
03:42PMBirmingham New Street1h56 05:38PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
04:12PMBirmingham New Street2h02 06:14PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
04:30PMBirmingham New Street1h58 06:28PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
04:42PMBirmingham New Street1h55 06:37PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
05:12PMBirmingham New Street2h03 07:15PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
05:30PMBirmingham New Street1h58 07:28PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
06:12PMBirmingham New Street2h01 08:13PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
06:30PMBirmingham New Street1h56 08:26PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
06:42PMBirmingham New Street1h58 08:40PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
07:12PMBirmingham New Street2h04 09:16PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
07:30PMBirmingham New Street1h54 09:24PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
08:30PMBirmingham New Street2h06 10:36PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
09:10PMBirmingham New Street2h37 11:47PMCardiff Central
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CrossCountry
10:12PMBirmingham New Street2h24 12:36AMCardiff Central
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Fastest train times from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

1 h 54 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

142 km

Of the 37 trains that leave Birmingham New Street for Cardiff Central every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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01:42PMBirmingham New Street1h54 03:36PMCardiff Central
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07:30PMBirmingham New Street1h54 09:24PMCardiff Central
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07:30AMBirmingham New Street1h55 09:25AMCardiff Central
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Overview: Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency32 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $100 (€87), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $100 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central trains

For as little as $100 (€86) you can travel by train to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central start at $100 (€86) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 87 miles (141 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cardiff Central 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 New Street to Cardiff Central.
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Train tickets to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $100 (€86)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central is on average $100 (€87)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train distance is approximately 87 miles (141 km).
The Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train duration is on average 1 h 58 min, which is to be expected when traveling 87 miles (141 km) between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Cardiff Central.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Cardiff Central.

Take the Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 32 trains a day from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Birmingham New Street at 5: 00 AM. The last train leaves from Birmingham New Street at 10: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street to cost on average $100 (€87) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains departing from Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.6 miles (2.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 34 Parking Pricing: £2. 00 per 40 minutes | £12. 00 per 4 hours
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

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
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 23: 59 | Sat: 06: 00 - 01: 30 Parking space: 388 Parking Pricing: €1. 00 for 2 hours | €2. 00 for 4 hours | €4. 00 for 1 day
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
Information Desk
Information Desk
Helpline Contact: 03333 211202 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
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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