Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
11:46AM3h30
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:16PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$681One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
01:56PM3h13
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
05:09PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:41AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:08AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$921One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:13PM4h36
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:49PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1341One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
Great Western Railway
05:41AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:08AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:29PM3h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:39PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
11:46AM3h30
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:16PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
01:56PM3h13
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
05:09PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

213 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
05:29PM3h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:39PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1351One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1341One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
01:56PM3h13
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
05:09PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:41AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:08AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$921One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
11:46AM3h30
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:16PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$681One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 131 miles (212 km) long journey taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $96 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $40 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $96 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 3 h   for the 131 mile (212 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 4: 41 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 6: 13 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with Great Western Rail or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 13 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 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 Central (CDF) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is April.
You have options as you can travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: bus or train.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles (1 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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