Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h14
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:08PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:44AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$991One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:07AM3h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1351One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
Great Western Railway
05:07AM3h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:44AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h14
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:08PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

213 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
08:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:44AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$991One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h14
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:08PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:07AM3h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1351One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h
priceAverage train ticket price$95 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $95 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Great Western Rail from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) trains

You can travel by train to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) with Great Western Rail for as low as $53 (€46). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h
  • Cheapest Price: $53

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as $40 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is $95 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train travel time is 3 h   for the 131 mile (212 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 5: 07 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 5: 18 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW), you can count on Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Gatwick Airport (GTW). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gatwick Airport, located 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is April.
You have options as you can travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles (1 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 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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