Peterborough to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Peterborough to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 17


Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m


3 h 52 m

Trains per day



235 km

Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to start from $78 with an average ticket price of $88.

The fastest train from Peterborough to takes 3h 24m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 52m and covers a distance of 235 km.

30 trains that leave Peterborough for every day with It's difficult to get from Peterborough to Cardiff without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Great Western Railway
Peterborough station (PBO)
10:50PMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
Peterborough station (PBO)
11:47PMCardiff Central (CDF)
2 transfers
Cross Country
Peterborough station (PBO)
05:26PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Peterborough station (PBO)
03:25PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Peterborough station (PBO)
02:24PMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Peterborough to Cardiff

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Great Western Rail, East Coast or Thameslink

Trains from Peterborough to Cardiff cover the 145 miles (234 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, East Coast or Thameslink. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $50 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $106 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and East Coast from Peterborough to Cardiff trains

Buy your official CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and East Coast train tickets from Peterborough to Cardiff from $76 (€66) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Peterborough to Cardiff train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $318
  • Thameslink frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Peterborough to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Cardiff.
Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to Cardiff can start from as little as $50 (€44) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Peterborough to Cardiff is $106 (€93); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Peterborough to Cardiff is on average 3 h 24 min   for the 145 mile (234 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Peterborough to Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Peterborough to Cardiff leaves at 6: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Peterborough to Cardiff leaves at 2: 54 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Peterborough to Cardiff which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, East Coast or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Peterborough to Cardiff, you can count on CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, East Coast or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Peterborough to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Peterborough, you have various train station options to start your route from including Peterborough and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your trip in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Peterborough, which is located around 0.2 miles (260 m) 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 trip to Cardiff from Peterborough is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 24 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Peterborough to Cardiff is March.
You have options as you can travel from Peterborough to Cardiff 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Peterborough and Cardiff

Peterborough is the most popular Peterborough 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 Peterborough for your trip to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
Public transit options for Peterborough
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement Coaches leave from the station entrance.
Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park

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