Cardiff Central to London Paddington train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

61

Average

136

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

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05:07AMCardiff Central2h09 07:16AMLondon Paddington
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05:54AMCardiff Central1h50 07:44AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
07:23AMCardiff Central1h51 09:14AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
07:55AMCardiff Central1h49 09:44AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMLondon Paddington
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1571One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

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05:07AMCardiff Central2h09 07:16AMLondon Paddington
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05:54AMCardiff Central1h50 07:44AMLondon Paddington
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06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMLondon Paddington
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06:53AMCardiff Central1h51 08:44AMLondon Paddington
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07:23AMCardiff Central1h51 09:14AMLondon Paddington
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07:55AMCardiff Central1h49 09:44AMLondon Paddington
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Fastest train times from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

208 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cardiff Central for London Paddington every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:55AMCardiff Central1h49 09:44AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
05:54AMCardiff Central1h50 07:44AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
06:53AMCardiff Central1h51 08:44AMLondon Paddington
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1571One-way
07:23AMCardiff Central1h51 09:14AMLondon Paddington
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1461One-way
06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMLondon Paddington
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1571One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$62 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency26 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff Central to London Paddington cover the 128 miles (207 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 54 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 26 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $62 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in London Paddington.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from Cardiff Central to London Paddington trains

Find the best trains to London Paddington from Cardiff Central with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from $40 (€34). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains to London Paddington from Cardiff Central? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 128 miles (207 km) journey to London Paddington from Cardiff Central. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Cardiff Central to London Paddington routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Cardiff Central to London Paddington, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Cardiff Central - London Paddington train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    Enjoy a smooth and easy route to London Paddington from Cardiff Central with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes between Cardiff Central and London Paddington as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail Cardiff Central to London Paddington train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to London Paddington from Cardiff Central on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 128 miles (207 km) trip to London Paddington from Cardiff Central with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

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

    • Average Duration: 1 h 53 min
    • Great Western Rail frequency: 26 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to London Paddington 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 Paddington.
    FAQs
    Train tickets to London Paddington from Cardiff Central for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $40 (€34)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Cardiff Central to London Paddington train ticket price is on average $62 (€53)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    The distance from Cardiff Central to London Paddington by train is approximately 128 miles (207 km).
    On average the Cardiff Central to London Paddington train travel time is 1 h 54 min  for the 128 miles (207 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Paddington and need to travel approximately 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from the train station to the city center in London Paddington.

    For the best Cardiff Central to London Paddington train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to London Paddington from Cardiff Central to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 26 direct trains to London Paddington from Cardiff Central per day with Great Western Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 26 trains a day from Cardiff Central to London Paddington. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Cardiff Central at 5: 07 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff Central at 9: 42 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff Central to London Paddington and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy the Cardiff Central to London Paddington train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $62 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cardiff Central to London Paddington. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    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 Paddington

    Distance from London Paddington to city center
    Distance from London Paddington to city center
    3.2 miles (5.2 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    London Heathrow Airport
    16 miles (25 km)
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The Heathrow Express departs from the station every 15 minutes and drives directly to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi in the station.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located next to the ticket office.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: The taxi deck is situated above Platform 12 and is accessed via the concourse and platform 12, which has escalators and lifts to the upper level to the covered marshalled taxi rank. A queuing system is in operation. There is also a separate collection point for pre-booked taxis and a drop off point | Accessible taxis: All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair. There is also a separate collection point for prebooked taxis also further away from the lifts.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    Luggage lockers are located near the taxi stand beside Platform 11.
    Parking
    Parking
    Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 100 Parking Pricing: £4. 00 up to 1 hour | £11. 50 up to 3 hours | £20. 00 up to 6 hours | £26. 00 up to 12 hours | £30. 00 up to 24 hours
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: News agent Flower stall Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
    Dining
    Dining
    Wasabi | The Beer House | Barburrito | Upper Crust | The Mad Bishop & Bear (Fullers) | The Pasty Shop | Burger King | Pret a Manger | The Savanna | Soboro Bakery | & more
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Virtuo Car Hire | Hertz
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located near Platform 1.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Wheelchair access, escalators, elevators.

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