Nottingham to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Nottingham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 28


Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m


3 h 24 m

Trains per day



214 km

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to start from $39 with an average ticket price of $115.

The fastest train from Nottingham to takes 3h 17m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 24m and covers a distance of 214 km.

4 trains that leave Nottingham for every day with 4 travelling directly.

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Overview: Train from Nottingham to Cardiff

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Nottingham to Cardiff cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $39 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $87 (€75). Travelers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Nottingham to Cardiff trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets to Cardiff from Nottingham from $58 (€50) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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

CrossCountry from Nottingham to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: $58
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Trains from Nottingham to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Cardiff.
Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Cardiff can start from as little as $39 (€34) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Nottingham to Cardiff is $87 (€75); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Nottingham to Cardiff train travel time is 3 h 9 min   for the 133 mile (214 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Nottingham to Cardiff leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Nottingham to Cardiff leaves at 8: 54 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Nottingham to Cardiff which require at least one change with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Nottingham to Cardiff train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Nottingham and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 54 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nottingham, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 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 Nottingham to Cardiff is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff from Nottingham including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Nottingham and Cardiff

Nottingham is the most popular Nottingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Nottingham for your trip to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
Public transit options for Nottingham
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses will pick up and drop off from Carrington Street, at the front of the station.
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