Cardiff to Gloucester train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Cheapest

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Average

49

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

First Great Western Service
08:50AMCardiff Central1h36 10:26AMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
10:55AMCardiff Central1h33 12:28PMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
01:00PMCardiff Central1h29 02:29PMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
03:00PMCardiff Central1h28 04:28PMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
05:00PMCardiff Central1h28 06:28PMGloucester
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Train schedule from Cardiff to Gloucester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, January 29
Transport for Wales
08:23AMCardiff Central1h19 09:42AMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
08:50AMCardiff Central1h36 10:26AMGloucester
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Transport for Wales
10:30AMCardiff Central1h06 11:36AMGloucester
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CrossCountry
10:48AMCardiff Central0h57 11:45AMGloucester
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First Great Western Service
10:55AMCardiff Central1h33 12:28PMGloucester
1 transfer
CrossCountry
11:45AMCardiff Central0h55 12:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
12:29PMCardiff Central1h03 01:32PMGloucester
0 transfers
CrossCountry
12:45PMCardiff Central0h55 01:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
First Great Western Service
01:00PMCardiff Central1h29 02:29PMGloucester
1 transfer
CrossCountry
01:45PMCardiff Central1h00 02:45PMGloucester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
02:29PMCardiff Central1h04 03:33PMGloucester
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CrossCountry
02:45PMCardiff Central0h55 03:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
First Great Western Service
03:00PMCardiff Central1h28 04:28PMGloucester
1 transfer
CrossCountry
03:45PMCardiff Central0h56 04:41PMGloucester
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Transport for Wales
04:29PMCardiff Central1h04 05:33PMGloucester
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CrossCountry
04:45PMCardiff Central0h55 05:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
First Great Western Service
05:00PMCardiff Central1h28 06:28PMGloucester
1 transfer
CrossCountry
05:45PMCardiff Central0h55 06:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
06:29PMCardiff Central1h04 07:33PMGloucester
0 transfers
CrossCountry
06:45PMCardiff Central0h55 07:40PMGloucester
0 transfers
First Great Western Service
07:00PMCardiff Central1h30 08:30PMGloucester
1 transfer
CrossCountry
07:45PMCardiff Central1h01 08:46PMGloucester
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:24PMCardiff Central1h05 09:29PMGloucester
0 transfers
CrossCountry
08:45PMCardiff Central0h56 09:41PMGloucester
0 transfers
First Great Western Service
09:51PMCardiff Central1h39 11:30PMGloucester
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
10:35PMCardiff Central1h03 11:38PMGloucester
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

78 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Cardiff for Gloucester every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

CrossCountry
11:45AMCardiff Central0h55 12:40PMGloucester
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CrossCountry
12:45PMCardiff Central0h55 01:40PMGloucester
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491One-way
CrossCountry
02:45PMCardiff Central0h55 03:40PMGloucester
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491One-way
CrossCountry
04:45PMCardiff Central0h55 05:40PMGloucester
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491One-way
CrossCountry
05:45PMCardiff Central0h55 06:40PMGloucester
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491One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Gloucester

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency36 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 Gloucester cover the 48 miles (77 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Gloucester.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Gloucester trains

CrossCountry and Great Western Rail trains will get you between Cardiff and Gloucester from $31 (€27). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Great Western Rail
CrossCountry

Great Western Rail tickets from Cardiff to Gloucester are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Gloucester 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 48 miles (77 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 Gloucester routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Cardiff to Gloucester 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 Gloucester with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Gloucester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 13 a day

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

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains between Cardiff and Gloucester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cardiff to Gloucester train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 48 miles (77 km) journey from Cardiff to Gloucester, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Gloucester from Cardiff in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Gloucester from Cardiff and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Cardiff and Gloucester with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Cardiff to Gloucester train information:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Gloucester

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Gloucester 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 Gloucester.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cardiff and Gloucester for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€27)  one way.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Gloucester train to cost on average $31 (€27)  one way.
The train distance from Cardiff to Gloucester is around 48 miles (77 km).
On average the Cardiff to Gloucester train travel time is 1 h 10 min  for the 48 miles (77 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Gloucester   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Cardiff Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Gloucester, called Gloucester, is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city center.

Take the Cardiff to Gloucester train with Transport for Wales, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Gloucester from Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 23 direct trains per day from Cardiff to Gloucester. You can look to travel with Transport for Wales or Cross Country  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Gloucester is 36 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cardiff at 5: 07 AM. The last train leaves from Cardiff at 11: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cardiff to Gloucester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Cardiff to Gloucester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Cardiff to Gloucester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Cardiff
Gloucester
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 Gloucester.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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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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