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Journey details

Best price 51.95$
Journey duration 2 h 35 min
Connections per day 172
First departure: 04:48
Last departure: 23:54
Distance 214km

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to London on virail

Finding the perfect train connection from Cardiff to London has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Trains from Cardiff to London: which companies can you travel with?

Among all our partners, you will also find Nationalrail, providing the train connections between Cardiff and London.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Cardiff to London?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Cardiff to London from 47,30 $. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 80,40 $.

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Trains from Cardiff to London


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

Which stations serve the rail line Cardiff - London?

You can take the train to London at Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street or Cardiff Bay, which arrives at London Paddington.

How many train connections exist to go from Cardiff to London per day?

172 train connections exist to reach London from Cardiff per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 142 routes which have at least one change versus 30 routes which are direct lines. So although the trip is longer, if you want to travel between these cities at the last moment, choosing a route including one change or more could be better especially if there are too few connections. Nevertheless, if you do not want to change trains, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route.

What time do the trains to London leave and how long is the journey?

On average, it takes 2 hours and 18 minutes to get to London by train, but you will need 2 hours and 4 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 11:04, whereas the last one leaves Cardiff at 14:04.

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