London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train from $5 (€4)

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Cheap train tickets from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
10:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:48AM1h50
London Paddington (PAD)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:15AM1h56
London Paddington (PAD)
12:11PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
11:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1091One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:18AM1h52
London Paddington (PAD)
11:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1091One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16
Great Western Railway
08:18AM1h52
London Paddington (PAD)
10:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
10:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:18AM1h52
London Paddington (PAD)
11:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
11:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:15AM1h56
London Paddington (PAD)
12:11PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:48AM1h50
London Paddington (PAD)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Fastest Journey

1 h 48 m

Average

1 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

208 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London Paddington (PAD) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
11:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1091One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:48AM1h48
London Paddington (PAD)
10:36AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:48AM1h50
London Paddington (PAD)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:18AM1h52
London Paddington (PAD)
11:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1091One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:18AM1h52
London Paddington (PAD)
10:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1781One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or South Western Railway

Trains from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 128 miles (207 km) long route taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from London Paddington and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and South Western Railway from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) trains

For as little as $36 (€31) you can travel by train to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Paddington (PAD) with Great Western Rail and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    FAQs: Trains from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

    FAQs: Travel by train from London Paddington (PAD) 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 Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $36 (€31) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $74 (€65); 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 London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 1 h 47 min   for the 128 mile (207 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London Paddington (PAD) and Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 7: 12 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 10: 49 PM.
    There are 25 trains a day from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the best London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 49 PM.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Paddington, which is located around 3 miles (4.8 km) 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 London Paddington (PAD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is October.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Paddington (PAD) including taking a train or bus.

    Trains departing from London Paddington

    Distance from London Paddington to city center
    Distance from London Paddington to city center
    3 miles (4.8 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    London Heathrow Airport
    16 miles (25 km)
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The Heathrow Express departs from the station every 15 minutes and drives directly to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi in the station.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located next to the ticket office.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: The taxi deck is situated above Platform 12 and is accessed via the concourse and platform 12, which has escalators and lifts to the upper level to the covered marshalled taxi rank. A queuing system is in operation. There is also a separate collection point for pre-booked taxis and a drop off point | Accessible taxis: All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair. There is also a separate collection point for prebooked taxis also further away from the lifts.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    Luggage lockers are located near the taxi stand beside Platform 11.
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: News agent Flower stall Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
    Dining
    Dining
    Wasabi | The Beer House | Barburrito | Upper Crust | The Mad Bishop & Bear (Fullers) | The Pasty Shop | Burger King | Pret a Manger | The Savanna | Soboro Bakery | & more
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Virtuo Car Hire | Hertz
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located near Platform 1.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Wheelchair access, escalators, elevators.

    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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