Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for 10 Dec

Cheapest

£35

Average

£66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central will cost around £ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.

Cheapest
20:30Birmingham New Street2h00 22:30Cardiff Central
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£351One-way
Cheapest
09:30Birmingham New Street1h55 11:25Cardiff Central
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£351One-way
08:30Birmingham New Street1h55 10:25Cardiff Central
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£691One-way
15:30Birmingham New Street1h57 17:27Cardiff Central
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£691One-way
13:30Birmingham New Street1h55 15:25Cardiff Central
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£711One-way

Train schedule Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

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08:30Birmingham New Street1h55 10:25Cardiff Central
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09:30Birmingham New Street1h55 11:25Cardiff Central
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10:12Birmingham New Street2h26 12:38Cardiff Central
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11:12Birmingham New Street2h23 13:35Cardiff Central
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12:12Birmingham New Street2h24 14:36Cardiff Central
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13:30Birmingham New Street1h55 15:25Cardiff Central
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14:30Birmingham New Street1h55 16:25Cardiff Central
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15:30Birmingham New Street1h57 17:27Cardiff Central
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16:30Birmingham New Street1h58 18:28Cardiff Central
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16:42Birmingham New Street1h54 18:36Cardiff Central
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17:12Birmingham New Street2h26 19:38Cardiff Central
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18:30Birmingham New Street1h56 20:26Cardiff Central
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19:30Birmingham New Street1h54 21:24Cardiff Central
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20:30Birmingham New Street2h00 22:30Cardiff Central
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21:12Birmingham New Street2h24 23:36Cardiff Central
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22:12Birmingham New Street2h10 00:22Cardiff Central
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10 Dec
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14 Dec
£28Cross Country
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15 Dec
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16 Dec
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17 Dec
£35Cross Country
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20 Dec
£36Cross Country
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21 Dec
£35Cross Country
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Wed
22 Dec
£71Cross Country
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Fastest train times from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

Showing times and prices for 10 Dec

Fastest Journey

1 h 54 m

Average

2 h 5 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

142 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Birmingham New Street for Cardiff Central every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 142 km distance in an average of 2 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 54 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
19:30Birmingham New Street1h54 21:24Cardiff Central
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£711One-way
Fastest
16:42Birmingham New Street1h54 18:36Cardiff Central
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£711One-way
08:30Birmingham New Street1h55 10:25Cardiff Central
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£691One-way
13:30Birmingham New Street1h55 15:25Cardiff Central
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£711One-way
09:30Birmingham New Street1h55 11:25Cardiff Central
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£351One-way

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Train Information from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central cover the 87 miles (141 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £30.

Train companies: Train between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central with CrossCountry

Find the best trains between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £28. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 87 miles (141 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train ticket can cost as little as £28 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central for the next 7 days starting from £28  one way.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central on average?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train to cost on average £30  one way.

What is the distance from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central by train?

The distance to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street by train is approximately 87 miles (141 km).

How long does it take from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central by train?

On average the Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central train time is 1 h 55 min  covering the 87 miles (141 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train companies can take me from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central?

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Cardiff Central. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Cardiff Central from Birmingham New Street a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When should I purchase Birmingham New Street Cardiff Central train tickets to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £30 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central a few months in advance.

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