London Paddington to Cardiff Central train

Cheap train tickets from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for Feb 04

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60

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61

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

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11:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 01:38PMCardiff Central
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601One-way
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08:13AMLondon Paddington1h58 10:11AMCardiff Central
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10:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 12:37PMCardiff Central
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08:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 10:38AMCardiff Central
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09:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 11:37AMCardiff Central
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611One-way

Train schedule from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

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08:13AMLondon Paddington1h58 10:11AMCardiff Central
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08:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 10:38AMCardiff Central
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09:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 11:37AMCardiff Central
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10:13AMLondon Paddington2h20 12:33PMCardiff Central
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10:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 12:37PMCardiff Central
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11:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 01:38PMCardiff Central
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Fastest train times from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for Feb 04

Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

1 h 56 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

208 km

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

Fastest
09:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 11:37AMCardiff Central
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611One-way
Fastest
10:48AMLondon Paddington1h49 12:37PMCardiff Central
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601One-way
11:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 01:38PMCardiff Central
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601One-way
08:48AMLondon Paddington1h50 10:38AMCardiff Central
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611One-way
08:13AMLondon Paddington1h58 10:11AMCardiff Central
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601One-way

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Overview: Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$95 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from London Paddington to Cardiff Central cover the 128 miles (207 km) long route taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $95 (€82), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from London Paddington and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: South Western Railway, Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from London Paddington to Cardiff Central trains

For as little as $40 (€34) you can travel by train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central with South Western Railway, Great Western Rail and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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    CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

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      Looking to travel by train to Cardiff Central from London Paddington? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London Paddington to Cardiff Central train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Cardiff Central from London Paddington, you can expect to travel 128 miles (207 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains to Cardiff Central from London Paddington in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cardiff Central from London Paddington. Book that perfect London Paddington to Cardiff Central train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

      London Paddington to Cardiff Central train information with Great Western Rail:

      • Average Duration: 1 h 56 min
      • Great Western Rail frequency: 25 a day

      Travel Tips: Trains from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cardiff Central 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 to Cardiff Central.
      FAQs
      If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London Paddington to Cardiff Central trains for as little as $40 (€34)  in the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London Paddington to Cardiff Central train to cost on average $95 (€82)  one way.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cardiff Central from London Paddington by train to be approximately 128 miles (207 km).
      On average the London Paddington to Cardiff Central train time is 1 h 48 min  covering the 128 miles (207 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Paddington   to Cardiff Central.

      You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Paddington, located approximately 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from the city center of London Paddington. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff Central, called Cardiff Central, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

      For the trip from London Paddington to Cardiff Central you can take a train with South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London Paddington and Cardiff Central on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
      Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from London Paddington to Cardiff Central with Great Western Railway, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
      On average, there are 31 trains a day from London Paddington to Cardiff Central. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The earliest train for this route departs from London Paddington at 5: 23 AM. The last train leaves from London Paddington at 11: 32 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London Paddington to Cardiff Central and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between London Paddington and Cardiff Central within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $95 (€82) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London Paddington to Cardiff Central a few months in advance.

      Trains departing from London Paddington

      Distance from London Paddington to city center
      Distance from London Paddington to city center
      3.2 miles (5.2 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.
      Parking
      Parking
      Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 100 Parking Pricing: £4. 00 up to 1 hour | £11. 50 up to 3 hours | £20. 00 up to 6 hours | £26. 00 up to 12 hours | £30. 00 up to 24 hours
      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
      Parking
      Parking
      Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 23: 59 | Sat: 06: 00 - 01: 30 Parking space: 388 Parking Pricing: €1. 00 for 2 hours | €2. 00 for 4 hours | €4. 00 for 1 day
      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
      Information Desk
      Information Desk
      Helpline Contact: 03333 211202 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
      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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