Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport train

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First Great Western Service
05:20PMCardiff Central3h10 08:30PMStansted Airport
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05:54PMCardiff Central3h06 09:00PMStansted Airport
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06:18PMCardiff Central3h30 09:48PMStansted Airport
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07:18PMCardiff Central3h27 10:45PMStansted Airport
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08:21PMCardiff Central3h24 11:45PMStansted Airport
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Train schedule from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, February 2
First Great Western Service
05:20PMCardiff Central3h10 08:30PMStansted Airport
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
05:54PMCardiff Central3h06 09:00PMStansted Airport
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
06:18PMCardiff Central3h30 09:48PMStansted Airport
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
07:18PMCardiff Central3h27 10:45PMStansted Airport
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
08:21PMCardiff Central3h24 11:45PMStansted Airport
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
09:20PMCardiff Central7h36 04:56AMStansted Airport
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

241 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport without transferring at least 2 times.

First Great Western Service
05:54PMCardiff Central3h06 09:00PMStansted Airport
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First Great Western Service
05:20PMCardiff Central3h10 08:30PMStansted Airport
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First Great Western Service
08:21PMCardiff Central3h24 11:45PMStansted Airport
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First Great Western Service
07:18PMCardiff Central3h27 10:45PMStansted Airport
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First Great Western Service
06:18PMCardiff Central3h30 09:48PMStansted Airport
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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport cover the 149 miles (241 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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Great Western Rail will get you to Stansted Airport from Cardiff Central at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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Great Western Rail from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 27 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 24 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport.
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The distance from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport by train is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
While the time it takes to travel 149 miles (241 km) between Cardiff Central and Stansted Airport can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport train journey time is on average 3 h 27 min.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central   to Stansted Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 5 miles (8.1 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport, you can rely on First Great Western Service to get you to Stansted Airport. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cardiff Central at 5: 07 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff Central at 9: 44 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff Central to Stansted Airport and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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 Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
5 miles (8.1 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport
0 miles (0 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is a 5 minute walk away from the railway station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 327 Parking Pricing: £10. 00 for 1 hour
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Burger King | The Windmill
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Enterprise | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Helpline Contact: 0800 028 28 78 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

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