Derby to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets from Derby to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 23


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

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Train schedule from Derby to Cardiff

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Fastest train times from Derby to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m


2 h 45 m

Trains per day



198 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Derby for Cardiff every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Derby to Cardiff

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Derby to Cardiff cover the 123 miles (198 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $48 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $73 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Derby to Cardiff trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Derby to Cardiff from $48 (€42) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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

Derby to Cardiff train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $48
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Trains from Derby to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Derby to Cardiff 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 Derby to Cardiff.
Cheap train tickets from Derby to Cardiff can start from as little as $48 (€42) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Derby to Cardiff is $73 (€64); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Derby to Cardiff train time is 2 h 40 min   covering the 123 mile (198 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Derby to Cardiff leaves at 7: 42 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Derby to Cardiff leaves at 6: 31 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Derby to Cardiff without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 14 direct trains from Derby to Cardiff each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Derby to Cardiff, you can count on CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Derby to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 31 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Derby, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff from Derby is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Derby to Cardiff is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Derby to Cardiff including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Derby and Cardiff

Derby is the most popular Derby railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Derby for your trip to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457125678
Public transit options for Derby
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From the rear of the station, at the Pride Park exit

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