Trains from

Birmingham to Cardiff Central

  1. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    12:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    13:30
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    13:44
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    14:21
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1B
    12:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1B
    13:56
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    14:09
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    14:47
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    13:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    14:28
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    14:41
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    15:23
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    13:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    14:56
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    15:09
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    15:44
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    14:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    15:29
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    15:41
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2
    16:22
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1M estimated
    14:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1M estimated
    15:56
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:10
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:45
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    15:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    16:30
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:41
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:23
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Birmingham to Cardiff Central

  • Train Fares from: £14.10
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff Central by train?

    The average journey time between Birmingham and Cardiff Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Birmingham to Cardiff Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Cardiff Central?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Cardiff Central without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Birmingham to Cardiff Central.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Birmingham and Cardiff Central?

    The distance between Birmingham and Cardiff Central is 89 miles.

    Distance: 89 miles
  • What time is the first train from Birmingham to Cardiff Central?

    The first train from Birmingham to Cardiff Central departs at .

    What time is the last train from Birmingham to Cardiff Central?

    The last train from Birmingham to Cardiff Central 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.
  • Savings tips for Birmingham to Cardiff Central

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