Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$79

Average

$139

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.

The average ticket from Oxford to Cardiff will cost around $ 139 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 79.

Cheapest
09:36AMOxford2h03 11:39AMCardiff Central
2 changes
$791One-way
09:32AMOxford2h07 11:39AMCardiff Central
1 changes
$901One-way
08:36AMOxford2h01 10:37AMCardiff Central
2 changes
$1361One-way
08:17AMOxford2h20 10:37AMCardiff Central
1 changes
$1631One-way
10:32AMOxford2h06 12:38PMCardiff Central
1 changes
$2291One-way

Train schedule from Oxford to Cardiff

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08:17AMOxford2h20 10:37AMCardiff Central
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08:36AMOxford2h01 10:37AMCardiff Central
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09:32AMOxford2h07 11:39AMCardiff Central
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09:36AMOxford2h03 11:39AMCardiff Central
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10:32AMOxford2h06 12:38PMCardiff Central
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Dec 3
$79Great Western Railway
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Dec 4
$56Great Western Railway
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Dec 5
$57Great Western Railway
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Dec 6
$79Great Western Railway
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Dec 7
$80Great Western Railway
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Dec 8
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
$56Great Western Railway
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$79Great Western Railway
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$56Great Western Railway
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Dec 20
$80Great Western Railway
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Dec 21
$78Great Western Railway
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Dec 22
$79Great Western Railway

Fastest train times from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

136 km

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

Fastest
08:36AMOxford2h01 10:37AMCardiff Central
2 changes
$1361One-way
09:36AMOxford2h03 11:39AMCardiff Central
2 changes
$791One-way
10:32AMOxford2h06 12:38PMCardiff Central
1 changes
$2291One-way
09:32AMOxford2h07 11:39AMCardiff Central
1 changes
$901One-way
08:17AMOxford2h20 10:37AMCardiff Central
1 changes
$1631One-way

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Train Information between Oxford and Cardiff

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Oxford to Cardiff cover the 84 miles (136 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 44 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $56 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $71 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Trains from Oxford to Cardiff
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Oxford and Cardiff cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Oxford to Cardiff trains for as little as $56 (€46)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Oxford to Cardiff on average?
The Oxford to Cardiff train ticket price is on average $71 (€59)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Oxford to Cardiff by train?
You should expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km)  to Cardiff from Oxford by train.
What is the Oxford to Cardiff train travel time?
The Oxford to Cardiff train duration is on average 1 h 44 min, which is to be expected when traveling 84 miles (136 km) from Oxford to Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Oxford and arrival train station in Cardiff?

When taking the train between Oxford and Cardiff, you can choose to depart from train stations like Oxford and Oxford Parkway Station. Your route can end in train stations such as Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

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

Where is the train station in Oxford? Where is the train station in Cardiff?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Oxford, is located 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city center of Oxford.

The most popular arrival train station, Cardiff Central, is located 0.2 miles (425 m) away from the city center of Cardiff.

What train companies go from Oxford to Cardiff?
For the best Oxford to Cardiff train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Oxford to Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there from Oxford to Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Oxford for Cardiff is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I book the Oxford to Cardiff train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains between Oxford and Cardiff to cost on average $71 (€59) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Oxford to Cardiff train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Oxford
Cardiff
Oxford is the most popular Oxford 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 Oxford for your trip to Cardiff.