Cardiff to Leeds train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Cheapest

84

Average

121

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

Cheapest
08:49AMCardiff Central5h13 02:02PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
841One-way
Cheapest
09:54AMCardiff Central5h11 03:05PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
841One-way
Cheapest
10:52AMCardiff Central5h10 04:02PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
841One-way
08:45AMCardiff Central4h16 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
1361One-way
10:45AMCardiff Central4h16 03:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
1681One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, February 6
08:45AMCardiff Central4h16 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
08:49AMCardiff Central5h13 02:02PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
09:50AMCardiff Central4h11 02:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
09:54AMCardiff Central5h11 03:05PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
10:45AMCardiff Central4h16 03:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
10:52AMCardiff Central5h10 04:02PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

4 h 11 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

280 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Leeds without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:50AMCardiff Central4h11 02:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
1681One-way
10:45AMCardiff Central4h16 03:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
1681One-way
08:45AMCardiff Central4h16 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
1361One-way
10:52AMCardiff Central5h10 04:02PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
841One-way
09:54AMCardiff Central5h11 03:05PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
841One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Leeds

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$102 (€89)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Cross Country

Trains from Cardiff to Leeds cover the 174 miles (280 km) long route taking on average 4 h 41 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $100 (€88), but the average price of train tickets is $102 (€89). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

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    Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Leeds

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Leeds 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 Leeds.
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    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cardiff to Leeds for the next 7 days starting from $100 (€88)  one way.
    The train price between Cardiff and Leeds is on average $102 (€89)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The Cardiff to Leeds train distance is approximately 174 miles (280 km).
    On average the Cardiff to Leeds train time is 4 h 41 min  covering the 174 miles (280 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central   to Leeds Railway Station.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Cardiff.

    The most popular arrival train station, Leeds Railway Station, is located 0.5 miles (849 m) away from the city center of Leeds.

    When taking a train from Cardiff to Leeds, you can count on Transport for Wales or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Leeds. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cardiff to Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Leeds is on average $102 (€89) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Cardiff to Leeds available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    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 Leeds.
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    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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