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Train Information from Cardiff to Gloucester

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Gloucester cover the 48 miles (77 km) long trip taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Gloucester.

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Train from Cardiff to Gloucester with Crosscountry Railways

For as little as $13 (€11) you can travel by train between Cardiff and Gloucester with Crosscountry Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Crosscountry Railways

Looking to travel by train from Cardiff to Gloucester? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Crosscountry Railways. Check Omio to see current Crosscountry Railways train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Cardiff to Gloucester train and book Crosscountry Railways tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Cardiff to Gloucester, you can expect to travel 48 miles (77 km) one-way with Crosscountry Railways. If you search for trains from Cardiff to Gloucester in the Omio app, you can check if the Crosscountry Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Crosscountry Railways, we do the work for you to get you safely to Gloucester from Cardiff. Book that perfect Cardiff to Gloucester train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Crosscountry Railways!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Crosscountry Railways when booking your train tickets between Cardiff and Gloucester due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Gloucester
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.
How much are cheap trains between Cardiff and Gloucester?
Train tickets to Gloucester from Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $13 (€11)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Cardiff and Gloucester?
The train price to Gloucester from Cardiff is on average $13 (€11)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Gloucester from Cardiff by train?
The Cardiff to Gloucester train distance is approximately 48 miles (77 km).
How long is the train ride between Cardiff and Gloucester?
While the time it takes to travel 48 miles (77 km) between Cardiff and Gloucester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff to Gloucester train journey time is on average 56 min.
Which train station from Cardiff to Gloucester do I depart from? Which Gloucester train station from Cardiff do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Cardiff train station to Gloucester? Where is the Gloucester train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Gloucester most often arrive at Gloucester and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Cardiff to Gloucester?
If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Gloucester, you can rely on Cross Country or Arriva Trains Wales to get you to Gloucester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cardiff to Gloucester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Cardiff and Gloucester a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cardiff to Gloucester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book Cardiff to Gloucester train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Cardiff to Gloucester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $13 (€11). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cardiff and Gloucester. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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