Trains from

London Paddington to Cardiff Central

  1. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    01:24
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:54
    Bristol Temple Meads
    09:21
    Bristol Parkway
    09:56
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:42
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. London Paddington
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  8. London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  9. London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  10. London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

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

London Paddington to Cardiff Central train times information

Trains depart from London Paddington to Cardiff Central once an hour throughout the day on average. Direct services are provided by Great Western Railway, with journey times averaging approximately two and a half hours.

First class passengers on Great Western Railway have access to complimentary food and beverages, a free newspaper on weekdays, power points and reclining leather seats for maximum comfort throughout the trip. Selected trains also boast new entertainment carriages with at-seat televisions to keep even the most boisterous children content and happy. Conversely, a quiet carriage is a welcome refuge from the noise and bustle so often associated with railway travel.

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

    The average journey time between London Paddington and Cardiff Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 33 trains per day travelling from London Paddington to Cardiff Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    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 Cardiff Central to London Paddington