Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) train

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

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
11:50AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
03:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
$631One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:41AM3h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
$691One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 20
Great Western Railway
11:50AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
03:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:41AM3h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
0 transfers

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

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

241 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Stansted Airport (SSD) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
11:50AM3h21
Cardiff Central (CDF)
03:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
$631One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:41AM3h30
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:11PMStansted Airport (SSD)
$691One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) 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 $59 (€51), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) 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 Stansted Airport (SSD).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) can start from as little as $43 (€37) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) is $59 (€51); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Stansted Airport (SSD) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 3 h 21 min   for the 149 mile (241 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Stansted Airport (SSD) from Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) leaves at 8: 53 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) leaves at 11: 50 AM.
There are 12 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) 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 Stansted Airport (SSD) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Stansted Airport (SSD) to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 30.9 miles (49.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Stansted Airport (SSD) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Stansted Airport (SSD) including taking a 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.

Trains arriving to Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
30.9 miles (49.9 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
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
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

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