Bournemouth to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

74

Average

74

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

Great Western Railway
07:10AMBournemouth3h36 10:46AMCardiff
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741One-way

Train schedule from Bournemouth to Cardiff

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Great Western Railway
07:10AMBournemouth3h36 10:46AMCardiff
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Fastest train times from Bournemouth to Cardiff

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Fastest Journey

3 h 36 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

124 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Bournemouth for Cardiff every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
07:10AMBournemouth3h36 10:46AMCardiff
0 transfers
741One-way

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 21 min
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or South Western Railway

Trains from Bournemouth to Cardiff cover the 77 miles (124 km) long route taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry and South Western Railway from Bournemouth to Cardiff trains

Travel on CrossCountry and South Western Railway trains to Cardiff from Bournemouth at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Cardiff from Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

One of the best ways to travel between Bournemouth and Cardiff is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Cardiff from Bournemouth by showing you CrossCountry current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Bournemouth to Cardiff route. You can expect to travel 77 miles (124 km) to Cardiff from Bournemouth on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Cardiff from Bournemouth, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Cardiff from Bournemouth!

Train information from Bournemouth to Cardiff with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Find cheap tickets for South Western Railway trains between Bournemouth and Cardiff on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Bournemouth to Cardiff train schedule from South Western Railway, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 77 miles (124 km) trip to Cardiff from Bournemouth, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Bournemouth and Cardiff in the Omio app, you can check to see if the South Western Railway trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the South Western Railway train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Cardiff from Bournemouth and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Cardiff from Bournemouth with South Western Railway!

Bournemouth to Cardiff train information with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • South Western Railway frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bournemouth to Cardiff

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cardiff 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 Bournemouth to Cardiff.
FAQs
The train distance from Bournemouth to Cardiff is around 77 miles (124 km).
While the time it takes to travel 77 miles (124 km) from Bournemouth to Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bournemouth to Cardiff train journey time is on average 3 h 21 min.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bournemouth   to Cardiff Central.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Bournemouth, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Bournemouth. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff, called Cardiff Central, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Bournemouth to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Railway, Cross Country or South Western Railway for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Bournemouth and Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 13 trains a day from Bournemouth to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Bournemouth to Cardiff at 5: 42 AM   or take the last train from Bournemouth to Cardiff leaving at 8: 22 PM. Look for the latest Bournemouth to Cardiff train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports in Bournemouth and Cardiff

Bournemouth
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The major railway station for departures from Bournemouth is Bournemouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bournemouth for your journey to Cardiff from Bournemouth.
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Public transit options for Bournemouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Southampton / Brockenhurst: Station entrance on Halfords side. To Poole: Station entrance on Asda side.

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