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Sep 24
$91Great Western Railway
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Sep 25
$55Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Sep 27
$53Great Western Railway
$15National Express

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Train Information from Portsmouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Cardiff cover the 102 miles (164 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 23 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 trip for as low as $53 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Portsmouth to Cardiff
Travel by train 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 Portsmouth to Cardiff.
How much do cheap train tickets between Portsmouth and Cardiff cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Cardiff for as low as $53 (€43)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Portsmouth and Cardiff on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $67 (€54)  for a train ticket between Portsmouth and Cardiff.
How far is it from Portsmouth to Cardiff by train?
The train distance from Portsmouth to Cardiff is around 102 miles (164 km).
How many hours is the train time to Cardiff from Portsmouth?
On average the Portsmouth to Cardiff train time is 3 h 23 min  covering the 102 miles (164 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Portsmouth goes to Cardiff? What train station do I come into Cardiff from Portsmouth?

When taking the train from Portsmouth to Cardiff, you can choose to depart from train stations like Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. Your trip 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 Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Where do I find the Portsmouth train station to Cardiff? Where is the Cardiff train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Cardiff.

What train companies offer a service between Portsmouth and Cardiff?
When taking a train from Portsmouth to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cardiff from Portsmouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Cardiff from Portsmouth?
The average number of trains departing Portsmouth for Cardiff is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Portsmouth to Cardiff?
You can take the earliest train from Portsmouth to Cardiff at 7: 23 AM   or take the last train from Portsmouth to Cardiff leaving at 10: 08 AM. Look for the latest Portsmouth to Cardiff train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Portsmouth to Cardiff to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Portsmouth to Cardiff to cost on average $67 (€54) 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 Portsmouth to Cardiff train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Portsmouth & Southsea