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Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central

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  1. Liverpool Central
    07:42
    Liverpool Central
    08:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    08:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 5
    08:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    09:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6
    11:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1
    07:43
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1
    07:57
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 5
    08:15
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1
    08:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    09:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6
    11:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 3
    08:30
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 3
    09:16
    Chester
    Platform 7B
    09:27
    Chester
    Platform 4B
    12:10
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. Liverpool Central
    08:42
    Liverpool Central
    09:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    09:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:37
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1
    08:43
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1
    08:57
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:16
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:37
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 3
    09:30
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 3
    10:16
    Chester
    Platform 7B
    10:21
    Chester
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:20
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Liverpool Central
    09:42
    Liverpool Central
    10:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    10:04
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:40
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:43
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:57
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:16
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:46
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:40
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Liverpool Central
    10:12
    Liverpool Central
    10:34
    Liverpool Lime Street
    10:34
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    12:18
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4C estimated
    12:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    14:26
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:13
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:27
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:44
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:18
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4C estimated
    12:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    14:26
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central

  • Train Fares from: £27
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4
  • How long does it take to travel from Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central by train?

    The average journey time between Liverpool Central and Cardiff Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 53 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Liverpool Central and Cardiff Central?

    The distance between Liverpool Central and Cardiff Central is 134 miles.

    Distance: 134 miles
  • What time is the first train from Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central?

    The first train from Liverpool Central to Cardiff Central departs at .

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

    The last train from Liverpool Central 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.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Cardiff Central to Liverpool Central

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.