Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

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

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:44AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$581One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:16PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$721One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:17AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1061One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:23AM3h15
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1521One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:16PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:44AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:23AM3h15
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:17AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 transfers

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

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

212 km

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

Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:44AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$581One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:23AM3h15
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1521One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:17AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$1061One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:54PM3h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:16PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$721One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30PMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$771One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$86 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 131 miles (211 km) long route taking on average 3 h 7 min 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 $86 (€75), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€37).

Train companies: Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) trains

Great Western Rail and first_great_western trains will get you between Cardiff Central (CDF) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from $43 (€37). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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.

Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $43

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as $43 (€37) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is $86 (€75); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 3 h 7 min   to travel the 131 mile (211 km) long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 6: 23 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 9: 20 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 20 PM.
A trip to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 7 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is December.
You have options as you can travel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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.

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