Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross train

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€39)
changesDirect trainNo

Trains from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross cover the 131 miles (211 km) long trip and usually take around 2 h 23 min. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in London Kings Cross.

Train companies: Great Western Rail from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross trains

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Train information from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 26 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross

Travel Tips: Travel by train to London Kings Cross 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 to London Kings Cross.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross trains for as little as $45 (€39)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross train to cost on average $45 (€39)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to London Kings Cross from Cardiff Central by train to be approximately 131 miles (211 km).
While the time it takes to travel 131 miles (211 km) from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross train journey time is on average 2 h 23 min.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in London Kings Cross.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cardiff Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff Central. The most popular arrival train station in London Kings Cross, called London Kings Cross, is located around 2.4 miles (3.9 km) away from its city center.

The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff Central to London Kings Cross is on average $45 (€39) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to London Kings Cross from Cardiff Central available a few months in advance.

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
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 23: 59 | Sat: 06: 00 - 01: 30 Parking space: 388 Parking Pricing: €1. 00 for 2 hours | €2. 00 for 4 hours | €4. 00 for 1 day
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
Information Desk
Information Desk
Helpline Contact: 03333 211202 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
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 London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.4 miles (3.9 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 miles (14 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 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 315 (including 12 handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: £6. 20 for 20 minutes | £8. 85 for 1 hour | £41. 50 for 1 day
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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