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Train Information from Gloucester to Cardiff

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage train duration58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from Gloucester to Cardiff cover the 48 miles (77 km) long route taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $14 (€11), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Gloucester and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Train between Gloucester and Cardiff with Crosscountry Railways

Find the best trains from Gloucester to Cardiff with Omio's travel partners Crosscountry Railways from $12 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Crosscountry Railways

Book your Crosscountry Railways Gloucester to Cardiff train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Crosscountry Railways’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Gloucester to Cardiff routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Crosscountry Railways train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Gloucester to Cardiff is 48 miles (77 km), and the best price for a one-way Gloucester - Cardiff Crosscountry Railways train ticket starts at $16 (€13) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Crosscountry Railways ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Crosscountry Railways!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Cardiff.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains between Gloucester and Cardiff?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cardiff from Gloucester for the next 7 days starting from $12 (€9)  one way.
How much is the train to Cardiff from Gloucester on average?
The train price from Gloucester to Cardiff is on average $14 (€11)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Gloucester to Cardiff by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Gloucester and Cardiff by train to be approximately 48 miles (77 km).
How long is a train between Gloucester and Cardiff on average?
The train time between Gloucester and Cardiff is on average 58 min  for the 48 miles (77 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff from Gloucester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Gloucester to Cardiff depart from? Which Cardiff train station do I come into from Gloucester?

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

Where do I find the Gloucester train station to Cardiff? Where is the Cardiff train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Gloucester, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Gloucester.

The most popular arrival train station, Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Cardiff.

Which train providers can get me from Gloucester to Cardiff?
For the best Gloucester to Cardiff train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Gloucester and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Gloucester and Cardiff a day?
The average number of trains departing Gloucester for Cardiff is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Gloucester to Cardiff? When does the last train depart from Gloucester to Cardiff?
The earliest train departing from Gloucester to Cardiff leaves at 7: 58 AM. The last train departing from Gloucester to Cardiff leaves at 9: 27 AM. You can find the latest Gloucester to Cardiff train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Gloucester and Cardiff for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Gloucester to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€11) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Gloucester and Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gloucester
Cardiff
Gloucester
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