Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Apr 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

5 h 25 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

280 km

Cheap train tickets from Leeds station (LDS) to start from $62 with an average ticket price of $70.

The fastest train from Leeds station (LDS) to takes 5h 23m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 25m and covers a distance of 280 km.

2 trains that leave Leeds station (LDS) for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Transport for Wales
10:15AM5h27
Leeds station (LDS)
03:42PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$621One-way
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
06:30AM5h23
Leeds station (LDS)
11:53AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$781One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$116 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 174 miles (280 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 5 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€41), but the average price of train tickets is $116 (€101). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Transport for Wales from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) trains

For as little as $46 (€41) you can travel by train to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Leeds station (LDS) with CrossCountry and Transport for Wales. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Leeds station (LDS) and Cardiff Central (CDF). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $48
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Trains from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from Leeds station (LDS) 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 Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $46 (€41) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $116 (€101); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 4 h 5 min   for the 174 mile (280 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Leeds station (LDS) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 5: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 7: 11 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Leeds station (LDS) to 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 7: 11 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds, which is located around 0.2 miles (364 m) 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Leeds station (LDS) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is February.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Leeds station (LDS) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Leeds

Distance from Leeds to city center
Distance from Leeds to city center
0.2 miles (364 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Flyer A1 bus shuttle departing every 30 minutes from the train station to the airport. The journey takes about 30 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located in the West Footbridge and South Concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank outside New Station Street entrance near the bus interchange. | Accessible taxis: Taxi rank outside New Station Street entrance near the bus interchange.
Lockers
Lockers
Located on the main concourse. Services provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Caffè Nero | KFC | Leon | McDonald's | The Pasty Shop | Starbucks | Pret a Manger | JD Wetherspoon | Delice de France
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Firefly
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located on the North Concourse near the Wellington Street entrance. Open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There are elevators or level access to all platforms in the whole station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

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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