Oxford to Cardiff train

Wed, Jul 17
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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
09:45AM2h40
Oxford station (OXF)
12:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$631One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
10:09AM2h29
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$631One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:44AM2h41
Oxford station (OXF)
11:25AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:59AM2h39
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:04AM2h31
Oxford station (OXF)
11:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$891One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17
Cross Country
08:44AM2h41
Oxford station (OXF)
11:25AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:00AM2h35
Oxford station (OXF)
11:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:04AM2h31
Oxford station (OXF)
11:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers
Cross Country
09:45AM2h40
Oxford station (OXF)
12:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:59AM2h39
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
10:09AM2h29
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jul 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

136 km

It's difficult to get from Oxford to Cardiff without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:09AM2h29
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$631One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:04AM2h31
Oxford station (OXF)
11:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$891One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM2h35
Oxford station (OXF)
11:35AMCardiff Central (CDF)
$1851One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:59AM2h39
Oxford station (OXF)
12:38PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$751One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:45AM2h40
Oxford station (OXF)
12:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$631One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Cardiff

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Oxford to Cardiff cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 1 h 33 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $59 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and first_great_western from Oxford to Cardiff trains

Travel between Oxford and Cardiff from $59 (€51) with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and first_great_western! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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

CrossCountry from Oxford to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $216
  • CrossCountry frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Trains from Oxford to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Oxford 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 Oxford to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff can start from as little as $59 (€51) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Oxford to Cardiff is $75 (€65); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Oxford to Cardiff is 1 h 33 min   to travel the 84 mile (136 km) long journey, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Oxford to Cardiff leaves at 4: 34 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Oxford to Cardiff leaves at 8: 32 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Oxford to Cardiff which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Oxford to Cardiff train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Oxford and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 32 PM.

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Oxford, Magdalen Road. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 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.

A day trip to Cardiff from Oxford is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 33 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Oxford to Cardiff is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Oxford to Cardiff including taking a train or bus.

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