London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

212 km

Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to start from $64 with an average ticket price of $70.

The fastest train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to takes 3h 18m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 32m and covers a distance of 212 km.

3 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Great Western Railway
09:15AM3h18
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:33PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$641One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:11AM3h26
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:37PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$681One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:40AM3h54
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:34PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$781One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$93 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or Southern

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 131 miles (211 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $48 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $93 (€80).

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

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $48 (€42) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $93 (€80); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is on average 3 h 8 min   for the 131 mile (211 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 7: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 8: 13 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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.
For the best London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 13 PM.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or bus.

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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