London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

69

Average

89

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
07:27AMLondon Stansted Airport3h46 11:13AMCardiff
0 transfers
691One-way
Great Western Railway
10:42AMLondon Stansted Airport4h04 02:46PMCardiff
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711One-way
Great Western Railway
08:27AMLondon Stansted Airport3h50 12:17PMCardiff
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711One-way
Great Western Railway
08:57AMLondon Stansted Airport3h38 12:35PMCardiff
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721One-way
Great Western Railway
09:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h25 01:07PMCardiff
0 transfers
721One-way

Train schedule from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28
Great Western Railway
07:27AMLondon Stansted Airport3h46 11:13AMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
07:57AMLondon Stansted Airport3h42 11:39AMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
08:27AMLondon Stansted Airport3h50 12:17PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
08:57AMLondon Stansted Airport3h38 12:35PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
09:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h25 01:07PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
10:12AMLondon Stansted Airport4h01 02:13PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
10:42AMLondon Stansted Airport4h04 02:46PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
12:57PMLondon Stansted Airport3h40 04:37PMCardiff
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Great Western Railway
04:30PMLondon Stansted Airport3h45 08:15PMCardiff
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Fastest train times from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

242 km

Of the 9 trains that leave London Stansted Airport for Cardiff every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
09:42AMLondon Stansted Airport3h25 01:07PMCardiff
0 transfers
721One-way
Great Western Railway
08:57AMLondon Stansted Airport3h38 12:35PMCardiff
0 transfers
721One-way
Great Western Railway
12:57PMLondon Stansted Airport3h40 04:37PMCardiff
0 transfers
1651One-way
Great Western Railway
07:57AMLondon Stansted Airport3h42 11:39AMCardiff
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811One-way
Great Western Railway
04:30PMLondon Stansted Airport3h45 08:15PMCardiff
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741One-way

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Overview: Train from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or Greater Anglia

Trains from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff cover the 149 miles (241 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $66 (€64), but the average price of train tickets is $70 (€69).

Train companies: CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Abellio Greater Anglia from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff trains

Find the best trains to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Abellio Greater Anglia from $66 (€64). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry
Abellio Greater Anglia
South Western Railway

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

One of the best ways to travel between London Stansted Airport and Cardiff is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff by showing you CrossCountry current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this London Stansted Airport to Cardiff journey. You can expect to travel 149 miles (241 km) to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between London Stansted Airport and Cardiff, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport!

    Abellio Greater Anglia tickets to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Abellio Greater Anglia from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 149 miles (241 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Abellio Greater Anglia train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London Stansted Airport to Cardiff routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Abellio Greater Anglia London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cardiff with Abellio Greater Anglia!

    London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train information with Abellio Greater Anglia:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
    • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 9 a day

    Find cheap tickets for South Western Railway trains to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train schedule from South Western Railway, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 149 miles (241 km) route from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff in the Omio app, you can check to see if the South Western Railway trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the South Western Railway train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Cardiff from London Stansted Airport with South Western Railway!

      Travel Tips: Trains from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff

      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 London Stansted Airport to Cardiff.
      FAQs
      If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London Stansted Airport to Cardiff trains for as little as $66 (€64)  in the next 7 days.
      The London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train ticket price is on average $70 (€69)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
      The London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train distance is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
      The London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train duration is on average 3 h 25 min, which is to be expected when traveling 149 miles (241 km) from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
      Take the London Stansted Airport to Cardiff train with South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      The average number of trains departing London Stansted Airport for Cardiff is 24 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train for this trip departs from London Stansted Airport at 7: 12 AM. The last train leaves from London Stansted Airport at 6: 12 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      The price of a one way train ticket from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff is on average $70 (€69) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between London Stansted Airport and Cardiff available a few months in advance.

      Trains arriving to Cardiff

      Distance from Cardiff to city center
      Distance from Cardiff to city center
      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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