Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
07:45AM4h16
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:01PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:53AM5h37
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
03:35AM6h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:48AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1151One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
04:38AM6h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1151One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:49AM4h41
Cardiff Central (CDF)
04:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1161One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
Transport for Wales
04:38AM6h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLeeds station (LDS)
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:53AM5h37
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:49AM4h41
Cardiff Central (CDF)
04:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
03:35AM6h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:48AMLeeds station (LDS)
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:45AM4h16
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:01PMLeeds station (LDS)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 16 m

Average

5 h 21 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

280 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Leeds station (LDS) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
07:45AM4h16
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:01PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
11:49AM4h41
Cardiff Central (CDF)
04:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1161One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:53AM5h37
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:30PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
04:38AM6h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1151One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
03:35AM6h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:48AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1151One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS)

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) cover the 174 miles (280 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 9 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $94 (€81), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Leeds.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and first_great_western from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) trains

Travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Leeds station (LDS) from $47 (€41) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and first_great_western! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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.

Train information from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: $47

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS)

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) 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 Leeds station (LDS).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) can start from as little as $47 (€41) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) is $94 (€81); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Leeds station (LDS) is on average 4 h 9 min   for the 174 mile (280 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Leeds station (LDS) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) leaves at 4: 38 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) leaves at 9: 15 PM.
There are 8 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS), you can count on CrossCountry or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Leeds station (LDS). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 15 PM.

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 Leeds, located 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Leeds station (LDS) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 9 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Leeds station (LDS) is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Leeds station (LDS) including taking a 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 Leeds

Distance from Leeds to city center
Distance from Leeds to city center
0.2 miles (369 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Flyer A1 bus shuttle departing every 30 minutes from the train station to the airport. The journey takes about 30 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located in the West Footbridge and South Concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank outside New Station Street entrance near the bus interchange. | Accessible taxis: Taxi rank outside New Station Street entrance near the bus interchange.
Lockers
Lockers
Located on the main concourse. Services provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Caffè Nero | KFC | Leon | McDonald's | The Pasty Shop | Starbucks | Pret a Manger | JD Wetherspoon | Delice de France
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Firefly
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located on the North Concourse near the Wellington Street entrance. Open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There are elevators or level access to all platforms in the whole station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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