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Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) by train

It takes an average of 16m to travel from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) by train, over a distance of around 11 miles (18 km). There are normally 133 trains per day travelling from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) and tickets for this journey start from £5.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9m
PriceFrom £5.40
Distance11 miles (18 km)
Frequency133 trains per day
First train04:23
Last train00:30
Departure stationCardiff Central
Arrival stationNewport (South Wales)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales

Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) for Monday 21st June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
09:18 On timecardiff central09:29 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 great western railway PeakGet tickets11m, direct
09:27 On timecardiff central09:39 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 1 great western railway PeakGet tickets12m, direct
09:45 On timecardiff central09:57 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 crosscountry PeakGet tickets12m, direct
09:56 On timecardiff central10:09 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 transport for wales PeakGet tickets13m, direct
10:00 On timecardiff central10:13 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 1 great western railway PeakGet tickets13m, direct
10:10 On timecardiff central10:23 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 transport for wales PeakGet tickets13m, direct
10:18 On timecardiff central10:32 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets14m, direct
10:30 On timecardiff central10:42 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets12m, direct
10:45 On timecardiff central10:58 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets13m, direct
10:52 On timecardiff central11:05 On timenewport (south wales)Plat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets13m, direct

About the train journey from Cardiff Central to Newport South Wales

Want to find out more about taking the train from Cardiff Central to Newport South Wales? Look no further.

The train from Cardiff Central to Newport South Wales usually takes around 16m but can take just 9m on the fastest CrossCountry, Great Western Railway or Transport for Wales services, with around 133 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.

If you’re heading for a day out or weekend away in this university city, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to book trains to Newport and search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or use a Railcard.

Keen to book your train tickets from Cardiff Central to Newport South Wales? No need to wait, start a search with us today! Want to learn a bit more about the journey first? Find ticket options, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs below including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) take?

The average journey time by train between Cardiff Central and Newport (South Wales) is 16 minutes, with around 133 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cardiff Central and Newport (South Wales) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) is 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) cost?

Train ticket prices from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) can start from as little as £5.40 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) without having to change trains. There are 133 direct trains from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) leave?

The first train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) leave?

The last train from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) leaves at 00:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cardiff Central and Newport (South Wales) by train?

Trains travelling from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) cover a distance of around 11 miles (18 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Newport (South Wales) to Cardiff Central.

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales)

Train tickets from Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) start at £5.40 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Cardiff Central to Newport (South Wales) is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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