Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
11:18AM3h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$481One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:11AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$781One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:11AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
11:18AM3h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 48 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

242 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for London Stansted Airport (STN) 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
11:18AM3h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$481One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:37AM3h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:11AMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM4h26
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:44PMLondon Stansted Airport (STN)
$781One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) cover the 149 miles (241 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $65 (€56), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $41 (€35).

Train providers: Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) trains

You can travel by train to London Stansted Airport (STN) from Cardiff Central (CDF) with Great Western Rail and first_great_western for as low as $41 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

Train information from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: $41

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN)

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN).
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) can start from as little as $41 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is $65 (€56); 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 London Stansted Airport (STN) train time is 3 h 21 min   covering the 149 mile (241 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) leaves at 7: 17 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) leaves at 1: 52 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to London Stansted Airport (STN) from Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to London Stansted Airport (STN) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 21 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Stansted Airport (STN) is March.
You have options as you can travel to London Stansted Airport (STN) 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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