Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
09:45PM0h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:32PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$61One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:40AM0h42
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:22AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:46PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:56PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
02:56PM0h48
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:44PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 19
Great Western Railway
10:40AM0h42
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:22AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:56PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:14PM0h42
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:56PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:45PM0h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:32PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:46PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

42 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
10:40AM0h42
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:22AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:14PM0h42
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:56PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$231One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:56PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:40PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:46PM0h44
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:30PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:45PM0h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:32PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$61One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance25 miles (41 km)
durationAverage train duration42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 25 miles (41 km) long trip taking on average 42 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $13 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Transport for Wales from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) trains

You can travel by train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Transport for Wales for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Great Western Rail from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train information:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: $6

FAQs: Trains from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) 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 Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $13 (€12); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 42 min   for the 25 mile (41 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 5: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 10: 58 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 58 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is November.
You have options as you can travel from Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Bristol Temple Meads

Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
1.9 miles (3 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Bristol Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 35 minutes via the A1 bus.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platform 3.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is available on the station forecourt. If you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff for assistance. To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors. You can find more information about local taxi services here. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: WHS/M& S; Uppercrust; Pumpkin; Pasty Shop; Starbucks; Lily's Flowers
Dining
Dining
The Pasty Shop | Starbucks | Upper Crust | Pumpkin Café | Hart's Bakery
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair access, elevators, 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
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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