Trains from

Cardiff Central to London

  1. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:30
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:18
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 11
    15:30
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13
    17:12
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:30
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:19
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 11
    16:30
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13
    18:14
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:45
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:58
    Newport (South Wales)
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:05
    Newport (South Wales)
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:43
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10
    17:00
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13
    18:46
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:30
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:19
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 11
    17:31
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 7
    19:13
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  8. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:30
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:19
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 11 estimated
    18:30
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 7 estimated
    20:14
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  10. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Cardiff Central to London

  • Train Fares from: £18.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Cardiff to London train times information

Direct services from Cardiff Central to London Paddington Station depart approximately every thirty minutes on Great Western Railway (GWR); it takes just over two hours for direct trips and closer to three hours for indirect services.

GWR trains offer a variety of food and drink options. Entertainment Carriages are available on selected lines, where passengers can watch the programme of their choice on a screen installed in seat backs. This service is especially popular with younger children, since a variety of animated programmes are available.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from Cardiff Central to London by train?

    The average journey time between Cardiff Central and London is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 73 trains per day travelling from Cardiff Central to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

    The distance between Cardiff Central and London is 131 miles.

    Distance: 131 miles
  • What time is the first train from Cardiff Central to London?

    The first train from Cardiff Central to London departs at .

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

    The last train from Cardiff Central to London 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 Cardiff Central to London

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