London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jul 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
07:06AM2h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:06AM2h33
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
07:39AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:51AM2h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:25AM2h52
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
12:17PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:15AM2h56
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:11AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$891One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23
Great Western Railway
07:06AM2h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:06AM2h33
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
07:39AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
02:36PM2h37
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
05:13PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:25AM2h52
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
12:17PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:15AM2h56
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:11AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Jul 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 45 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

189 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London Heathrow Airport (LHR) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
07:06AM2h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:06AM2h33
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
07:39AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:36AM2h34
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1231One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
02:36PM2h37
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
05:13PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:51AM2h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$651One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or Heathrow Express

Trains from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 117 miles (188 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€64).

Train providers: Great Western Rail and Heathrow Express from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) trains

You can travel by train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with Great Western Rail and Heathrow Express for as low as $50 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

The Heathrow Express is a train service from the United Kingdom that operates between London Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station in London. It runs every 15 minutes from 5: 10am to 11: 25pm, with a journey time of just 15 minutes. The train service offers two types of trains: the Express Class and the Business First Class. Express Class offers comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets, while Business First Class offers extra legroom, complimentary newspapers, and complimentary refreshments. There are three types of tickets available: Single, Return, and Group. Onboard facilities include a café bar, luggage storage, and a quiet zone. The most popular routes for the Heathrow Express are London Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station, and Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train information with Heathrow Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: $282
  • Heathrow Express frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Trains from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $50 (€43) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $74 (€64); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 117 mile (188 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 6: 36 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 7: 55 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 55 PM.
A trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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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