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  1. London Paddington
    Platform 3 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  2. London Paddington
    Platform 4 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:18
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:30
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:08
    Newport (South Wales)
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:14
    Newport (South Wales)
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:29
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3B estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3B estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:59
    Bath Spa
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:22
    Bath Spa
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:42
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    on time
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    07:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 10 estimated
    09:10
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 15 estimated
    09:21
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:14
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:13
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:24
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 7 estimated
    11:22
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. London Paddington
    Platform 5 estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:30
    London Paddington
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:09
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13 estimated
    11:21
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:19
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from London to Cardiff Central

  • Train Fares from: £18.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Cardiff Central by train?

    The average journey time between London and Cardiff Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 31 trains per day travelling from London to Cardiff Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

    The distance between London and Cardiff Central is 131 miles.

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

    The first train from London to Cardiff Central departs at .

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

    The last train from London 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.
  • Savings tips for London to Cardiff Central

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