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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

$200

Average

$200

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Cardiff will cost around $ 200 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 200.

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10:55AMGlasgow Central8h03 06:58PMCardiff Central
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$2001One-way
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09:09AMGlasgow Central7h48 04:57PMCardiff Central
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$2001One-way
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09:30AMGlasgow Central7h27 04:57PMCardiff Central
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$2001One-way
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08:36AMGlasgow Central6h19 02:55PMCardiff Central
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$2001One-way
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09:09AMGlasgow Central7h16 04:25PMCardiff Central
3 changes
$2001One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to Cardiff

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08:36AMGlasgow Central6h19 02:55PMCardiff Central
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09:09AMGlasgow Central7h48 04:57PMCardiff Central
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09:09AMGlasgow Central7h16 04:25PMCardiff Central
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09:30AMGlasgow Central7h27 04:57PMCardiff Central
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10:55AMGlasgow Central8h03 06:58PMCardiff Central
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Sat
May 21
$200Avanti West Coast
$47National Express
Sun
May 22
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$62National Express
Mon
May 23
$200Avanti West Coast
$48National Express
Tue
May 24
$124Avanti West Coast
$44National Express
Wed
May 25
$123Avanti West Coast
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Thu
May 26
$123Avanti West Coast
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Fri
May 27
$198Avanti West Coast
$47National Express
Sat
May 28
$204Avanti West Coast
$41National Express
Sun
May 29
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$41National Express
Mon
May 30
$199Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
Tue
May 31
$124Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
Wed
Jun 1
$201Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
Thu
Jun 2
$154Avanti West Coast
$34Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$200Avanti West Coast
$29Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
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$40National Express
Sun
Jun 5
$199Avanti West Coast
$30Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$199Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
Tue
Jun 7
$125Avanti West Coast
$40National Express
Wed
Jun 8
$205Avanti West Coast
$41National Express
Thu
Jun 9
$123Avanti West Coast
$30Flixbus

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

6 h 19 m

Average

7 h 22 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

493 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Cardiff without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
08:36AMGlasgow Central6h19 02:55PMCardiff Central
2 changes
$2001One-way
09:09AMGlasgow Central7h16 04:25PMCardiff Central
3 changes
$2001One-way
09:30AMGlasgow Central7h27 04:57PMCardiff Central
3 changes
$2001One-way
09:09AMGlasgow Central7h48 04:57PMCardiff Central
2 changes
$2001One-way
10:55AMGlasgow Central8h03 06:58PMCardiff Central
3 changes
$2001One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Cardiff

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$161 (€144)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Glasgow to Cardiff cover the 305 miles (492 km) long route taking on average 6 h 4 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $161 (€144), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $123 (€109). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Glasgow to Cardiff trains

CrossCountry trains will get you to Cardiff from Glasgow from $123 (€109). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Looking for trains between Glasgow and Cardiff? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 305 miles (492 km) journey from Glasgow to Cardiff. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Glasgow to Cardiff routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Glasgow and Cardiff, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Glasgow - Cardiff train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Glasgow to Cardiff are the following:

    • 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 Glasgow to Cardiff

    Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Cardiff.
    FAQs

    How much are cheap trains between Glasgow and Cardiff?

    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Glasgow and Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $123 (€109)  one way.

    How much is the train from Glasgow to Cardiff on average?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Cardiff train to cost on average $161 (€144)  one way.

    How many miles is it from Glasgow to Cardiff by train?

    The train distance from Glasgow to Cardiff is around 305 miles (492 km).

    How many hours is the train time to Cardiff from Glasgow?

    While the time it takes to travel 305 miles (492 km) to Cardiff from Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow to Cardiff train journey time is on average 6 h 4 min.

    Which train station from Glasgow to Cardiff do I depart from? Which Cardiff train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

    Where is the train station in Glasgow to go to Cardiff? Where is the train station in Cardiff located?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Glasgow to Cardiff?

    For the best Glasgow to Cardiff train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Glasgow and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.

    When is the earliest train from Glasgow to Cardiff? When is the last train from Glasgow to Cardiff?

    You can take the earliest train from Glasgow to Cardiff at 7: 30 AM   or take the last train from Glasgow to Cardiff leaving at 5: 30 PM. Look for the latest Glasgow to Cardiff train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Glasgow to Cardiff to get the best deals?

    If you book the Glasgow to Cardiff train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $161 (€144). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Glasgow and Cardiff. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Glasgow
    Cardiff
    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey between Glasgow and Cardiff.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transit options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper