Leeds to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

88

Average

135

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

Cheapest
08:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h46 12:53PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
881One-way
Cheapest
09:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h35 01:42PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
881One-way
Cheapest
10:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h38 02:45PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
881One-way
10:11AMLeeds Railway Station3h56 02:07PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
1761One-way
09:11AMLeeds Railway Station4h06 01:17PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
1871One-way

Train schedule from Leeds to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
08:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h46 12:53PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
08:11AMLeeds Railway Station4h02 12:13PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
09:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h35 01:42PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
09:11AMLeeds Railway Station4h06 01:17PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
10:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h38 02:45PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
10:11AMLeeds Railway Station3h56 02:07PMCardiff Central
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Leeds to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 56 m

Average

4 h 20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

280 km

It's difficult to get from Leeds to Cardiff without transferring at least once.

Fastest
10:11AMLeeds Railway Station3h56 02:07PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
1761One-way
08:11AMLeeds Railway Station4h02 12:13PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
1871One-way
09:11AMLeeds Railway Station4h06 01:17PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
1871One-way
09:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h35 01:42PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
881One-way
10:07AMLeeds Railway Station4h38 02:45PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
881One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Cardiff

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Cross Country

Trains from Leeds to Cardiff cover the 174 miles (280 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 46 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Cross Country. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $99 (€89), but the average price of train tickets is $100 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Train information from Leeds to Cardiff with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 38 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds to Cardiff

Travel Tips: 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 Leeds to Cardiff.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leeds and Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $100 (€89)  one way.
The Leeds to Cardiff train ticket price is on average $100 (€90)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 174 miles (280 km)  between Leeds and Cardiff by train.
The train time from Leeds to Cardiff is on average 4 h 46 min  for the 174 miles (280 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Leeds and Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Leeds Railway Station, is located 0.5 miles (849 m) from the city center of Leeds.

The most popular arrival train station, Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center of Cardiff.

If you're looking for trains from Leeds to Cardiff, you can rely on Transport for Wales or Cross Country to get you to Cardiff. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Leeds to Cardiff journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 14 trains a day from Leeds to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Leeds to Cardiff at 6: 09 AM   or take the last train from Leeds to Cardiff leaving at 9: 11 PM. Look for the latest Leeds to Cardiff train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Leeds to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $100 (€90) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Leeds to Cardiff a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Leeds and Cardiff

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The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your journey between Leeds and Cardiff.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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