Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
12:45PM3h49
Stansted Airport (SSD)
04:34PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$571One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 14
Great Western Railway
12:45PM3h49
Stansted Airport (SSD)
04:34PMCardiff Central (CDF)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 49 m

Average

3 h 49 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

241 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Stansted Airport (SSD) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
12:45PM3h49
Stansted Airport (SSD)
04:34PMCardiff Central (CDF)
$571One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€56)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 149 miles (241 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $63 (€56), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

FAQs: Travel by train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 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 Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
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Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as $51 (€45) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is $63 (€56); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Stansted Airport (SSD) is on average 3 h 20 min   for the 149 mile (241 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Stansted Airport (SSD) and Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 8: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 2: 15 PM.
Take the Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 30.9 miles (49.9 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Stansted Airport (SSD) and Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a bus or train.

Trains departing from Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
30.9 miles (49.9 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport
0 miles (0 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is a 5 minute walk away from the railway station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Burger King | The Windmill
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Enterprise | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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