Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
18:302h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
20:36Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)
£801One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 15 June
Cross Country
18:302h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
20:36Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 6 m

Average

2 h 6 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

141 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Birmingham New Street (BHM) for Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
18:302h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
20:36Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)
£801One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) cover the 87 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Cardiff Queen Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ)

For as little as £173 you can travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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

Train information from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £173
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) can start from as little as £33 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) is £41; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) train time is 2 h 9 min   covering the 87 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) leaves at 07: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) leaves at 19: 30.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) you can take a train with CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham New Street (BHM) and Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 30.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Queen Street, located 2 miles (3.3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) from Birmingham New Street (BHM) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 9 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Cardiff Queen Street (CDQ) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

Trains arriving to Cardiff Queen Street

Distance from Cardiff Queen Street to city center
Distance from Cardiff Queen Street to city center
2 miles (3.3 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 03333 211202 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: The ticket machines are near the main entrance and take cash and major debit and credit cards. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: No | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: No

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