London Waterloo to Cardiff Central train

Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central

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

South Western Railway
06:35AMLondon Waterloo4h16 10:51AMCardiff Central
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07:50AMLondon Waterloo3h56 11:46AMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
08:50AMLondon Waterloo3h55 12:45PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
09:20AMLondon Waterloo4h26 01:46PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
10:20AMLondon Waterloo4h28 02:48PMCardiff Central
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Train schedule from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
South Western Railway
06:35AMLondon Waterloo4h16 10:51AMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
07:50AMLondon Waterloo3h56 11:46AMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
08:50AMLondon Waterloo3h55 12:45PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
09:20AMLondon Waterloo4h26 01:46PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
10:20AMLondon Waterloo4h28 02:48PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
11:20AMLondon Waterloo4h27 03:47PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
12:20PMLondon Waterloo4h24 04:44PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
01:20PMLondon Waterloo4h27 05:47PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
02:20PMLondon Waterloo4h26 06:46PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
03:20PMLondon Waterloo4h29 07:49PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
04:50PMLondon Waterloo3h56 08:46PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
05:50PMLondon Waterloo3h57 09:47PMCardiff Central
1 transfer
South Western Railway
06:20PMLondon Waterloo4h38 10:58PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
07:20PMLondon Waterloo4h38 11:58PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
11:40PMLondon Waterloo10h08 09:48AMCardiff Central
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Fastest train times from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 55 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

212 km

It's difficult to get from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central without transferring at least once.

South Western Railway
08:50AMLondon Waterloo3h55 12:45PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
07:50AMLondon Waterloo3h56 11:46AMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
04:50PMLondon Waterloo3h56 08:46PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
05:50PMLondon Waterloo3h57 09:47PMCardiff Central
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South Western Railway
06:35AMLondon Waterloo4h16 10:51AMCardiff Central
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Overview: Train from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway

Trains from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Find cheap tickets for South Western Railway trains between London Waterloo and Cardiff Central 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 Waterloo to Cardiff Central train schedule from South Western Railway, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 131 miles (212 km) journey to Cardiff Central from London Waterloo, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between London Waterloo and Cardiff Central 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 Central from London Waterloo and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between London Waterloo and Cardiff Central with South Western Railway!

Train information from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 29 min
  • South Western Railway frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from London Waterloo 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 Waterloo to Cardiff Central.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central to cost as little as $43 (€39)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London Waterloo to Cardiff Central train price to come in at an average of $46 (€42)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cardiff Central from London Waterloo by train to be approximately 131 miles (212 km).
While the time it takes to travel 131 miles (212 km) to Cardiff Central from London Waterloo can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London Waterloo to Cardiff Central train journey time is on average 2 h 26 min.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Waterloo   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Waterloo and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff Central most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central, you can count on South Western Railway for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing London Waterloo for Cardiff Central is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from London Waterloo at 6: 35 AM. The last train leaves from London Waterloo at 11: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from London Waterloo to Cardiff Central within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€42) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cardiff Central from London Waterloo are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains departing from London Waterloo

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Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
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Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

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Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.8 km
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