Cardiff to Cheltenham train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

18

Average

23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
05:45PMCardiff1h13 06:58PMCheltenham
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181One-way
Cross Country
08:45AMCardiff1h13 09:58AMCheltenham
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221One-way
Cross Country
10:45AMCardiff1h09 11:54AMCheltenham
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261One-way
Cross Country
09:45AMCardiff1h13 10:58AMCheltenham
0 transfers
271One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Cheltenham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
Cross Country
08:45AMCardiff1h13 09:58AMCheltenham
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Cross Country
09:45AMCardiff1h13 10:58AMCheltenham
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Cross Country
10:45AMCardiff1h09 11:54AMCheltenham
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Cross Country
05:45PMCardiff1h13 06:58PMCheltenham
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Cheltenham

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 12 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

89 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cardiff for Cheltenham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:45AMCardiff1h09 11:54AMCheltenham
0 transfers
261One-way
Cross Country
09:45AMCardiff1h13 10:58AMCheltenham
0 transfers
271One-way
Cross Country
08:45AMCardiff1h13 09:58AMCheltenham
0 transfers
221One-way
Cross Country
05:45PMCardiff1h13 06:58PMCheltenham
0 transfers
181One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Cheltenham

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham cover the 55 miles (88 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 13 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $14 (€13), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from Cardiff to Cheltenham trains

Find the best trains between Cardiff and Cheltenham with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from $14 (€13). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

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CrossCountry from Cardiff to Cheltenham train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 11 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Great Western Rail tickets from Cardiff to Cheltenham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Great Western Rail between Cardiff and Cheltenham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Great Western Rail train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 55 miles (88 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Cardiff to Cheltenham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Cardiff to Cheltenham train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cheltenham with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Cheltenham train information:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 20 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Cheltenham

Travel by train to Cheltenham 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 to Cheltenham.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cheltenham from Cardiff for as low as $14 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $14 (€13)  for a train ticket from Cardiff to Cheltenham.
The train distance from Cardiff to Cheltenham is around 55 miles (88 km).
The Cardiff to Cheltenham train duration is on average 1 h 13 min, which is to be expected when traveling 55 miles (88 km) between Cardiff and Cheltenham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Cheltenham Spa.

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 Cheltenham Spa and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city center in Cheltenham.

When taking a train from Cardiff to Cheltenham, you can count on Transport for Wales, Cross Country or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Cheltenham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Cardiff and Cheltenham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Cheltenham is 45 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Cardiff to Cheltenham at 7: 23 AM. The last train from Cardiff to Cheltenham that you can take departs at 8: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Cheltenham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Cheltenham from Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Cheltenham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Cheltenham
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Cheltenham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
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)

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