|Distance||131 miles (211 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||$71 (€58)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Great Western Railway|
Trains from Cardiff to London cover the 131 miles (211 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $71 (€58), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $66 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in London Victoria.
The majority of direct trains in the UK from Cardiff to London terminate at London Paddington and are provided by First Great Western taking approximately two hours. Other services incur a change at Bristol Templemeads. The first journey departs Cardiff shortly after 5:00 a.m. with the last train departing Cardiff just before midnight. During peak travel times, there are two trains an hour. Sunday services are reduced, with one train an hour.
Return journeys for trains from London to Cardiff are also available.
The main departure point for trains from Cardiff to London is Cardiff Central and trains typically depart from Platform 1. The train station is located in the centre of the city, next to the central bus station and popular attractions such as Stadium Plaza and the Millennium Stadium. Local bus services are frequent with services operating in the area as often as every 10 minutes. A taxi rank is based outside the station and there are several taxi companies that serve the Cardiff area including B-Line and Dragon Taxis. Public transport services stop at night, with no buses or trains operating between midnight and 5:00 a.m.
London Paddington is a central London station, close to Regent's Canal, Little Venice, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and conveniently located for the shopping districts of Bayswater and Marylebone. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are less than 10 minutes walk. Other central London attractions such as the London Eye are accessible by tube trains and taxis which take approximately 20 minutes. Both forms of onward transport are available at London Paddington station. Public transport services, with the exception of taxis, are not available between 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
When taking a train from Cardiff, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central to London Victoria.
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 London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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