Stansted to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

69

Average

87

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.

Cheapest
12:18PMStansted Mountfitchet3h18 03:36PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
Cheapest
10:03AMStansted Mountfitchet3h32 01:35PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
Cheapest
11:18AMStansted Mountfitchet3h19 02:37PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
09:03AMStansted Mountfitchet3h36 12:39PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
731One-way
09:24AMStansted Mountfitchet3h53 01:17PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
1221One-way

Train schedule from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24
Great Western Railway
07:27AMStansted3h46 11:13AMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:57AMStansted3h38 12:35PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:27AMStansted3h50 01:17PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:39AMStansted3h28 01:07PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
10:30AMStansted3h36 02:06PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
02:30PMStansted3h44 06:14PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:57PMStansted3h42 07:39PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:30PMStansted3h45 08:15PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:42PMStansted4h05 10:47PMCardiff
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:42PMStansted4h00 11:42PMCardiff
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Stansted to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 18 m

Average

3 h 34 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

238 km

It's difficult to get from Stansted to Cardiff without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
12:18PMStansted Mountfitchet3h18 03:36PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
11:18AMStansted Mountfitchet3h19 02:37PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
10:03AMStansted Mountfitchet3h32 01:35PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
691One-way
09:03AMStansted Mountfitchet3h36 12:39PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
731One-way
08:22AMStansted Mountfitchet3h51 12:13PMCardiff Central
2 transfers
1221One-way

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Overview: Train from Stansted to Cardiff

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Great Western Railway

Trains from Stansted to Cardiff cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $67 (€59), but the average price of train tickets is $70 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Stansted to Cardiff trains

Find the best trains to Cardiff from Stansted with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $67 (€59). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry

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

Looking for trains between Stansted and Cardiff? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 147 miles (237 km) journey between Stansted and Cardiff. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Stansted to Cardiff routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Stansted and Cardiff, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Stansted - Cardiff train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Stansted to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 23 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Stansted 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 Stansted to Cardiff.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Stansted to Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $67 (€59)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $71 (€62)  for a train ticket from Stansted to Cardiff.
The Stansted to Cardiff train distance is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
While the time it takes to travel 147 miles (237 km) from Stansted to Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Stansted to Cardiff train journey time is on average 3 h 41 min.

Omio customers book a train from Stansted Airport   to Cardiff Central   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Stansted Airport, located approximately 5 miles (8.1 km) from the city center of Stansted. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff, called Cardiff Central, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

For the trip from Stansted to Cardiff you can take a train with Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Stansted and Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Stansted to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Stansted to Cardiff at 7: 12 AM. The last train from Stansted to Cardiff that you can take departs at 8: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Stansted to Cardiff schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Stansted and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $71 (€62) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Stansted to Cardiff a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Stansted is Stansted Airport. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stansted Airport for your journey between Stansted and Cardiff.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Public transit options for Stansted Airport
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

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