Trains from

Cardiff Central to London Paddington

  1. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:50
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:47
    Gloucester
    Platform 4
    22:06
    Gloucester
    Platform 4
    22:40
    Swindon (Wilts)
    Platform 1
    23:14
    Swindon (Wilts)
    Platform 3
    00:33
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:47
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:35
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:45
    Bristol Parkway
    00:05
    Bristol Temple Meads
    07:45
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:39
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:47
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:35
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:30
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:10
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  6. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

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

Cardiff Central to London Paddington train times information

Trains to London depart from Cardiff Central approximately twice an hour throughout the day, and direct journeys average about two hours travel time. During the evenings, one train each hour changes at Bristol Temple Meads and increases the travel time by about 45 minutes.

Great Western Railway runs all the trains on this route. Every carriage provides an on-board magazine called Escape, which includes competitions, offers, news and other features for passengers to enjoy as they travel.

*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 Paddington by train?

    The average journey time between Cardiff Central and London Paddington is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 30 trains per day travelling from Cardiff Central to London Paddington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

    The distance between Cardiff Central and London Paddington is 129 miles.

    Distance: 129 miles
  • What time is the first train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington?

    The first train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington departs at .

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

    The last train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington 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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Find journey information for London Paddington to Cardiff Central