Trains from

Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay

  1. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:48
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:37
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    14:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:54
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:48
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:37
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    14:37
    Cardiff Central
    15:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    15:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:40
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:13
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:13
    Glasgow Queen Street
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:59
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    15:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:54
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:40
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:13
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:13
    Glasgow Queen Street
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:59
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    15:38
    Cardiff Central
    16:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    16:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  5. Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:20
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:47
    Haymarket
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:57
    Haymarket
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:54
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:01
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:04
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  6. Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:20
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:47
    Haymarket
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:57
    Haymarket
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:09
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:54
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:54
    Cardiff Central
    17:24
    Cardiff Queen Street
    17:24
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:28
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  7. Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    08:51
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    11:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    12:00
    Glasgow Central
    12:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    17:46
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:49
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  8. Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    08:51
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    11:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:16
    Glasgow Queen Street
    12:00
    Glasgow Central
    12:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    17:38
    Cardiff Central
    18:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    18:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  9. Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:52
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:26
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    12:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    15:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:55
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:06
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    19:09
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  10. Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:52
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:26
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    12:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    15:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:55
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:55
    Cardiff Central
    19:36
    Cardiff Queen Street
    19:36
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:40
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay

  • Train Fares from: £187.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 3 to 6
  • How long does it take to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay by train?

    The average journey time between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay?

    The distance between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay is 395 miles.

    Distance: 395 miles
  • What time is the first train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    The first train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay departs at .

    What time is the last train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    The last train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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