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Overview: Train from Blackburn to Cardiff

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Blackburn to Cardiff cover the 159 miles (256 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £91, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackburn and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Blackburn to Cardiff

Travel from Blackburn to Cardiff from £67 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.


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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train to Cardiff from Blackburn 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 from Blackburn to Cardiff. 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 159 miles (256 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Blackburn to Cardiff train ticket can cost as little as £67 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Blackburn and Cardiff 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!

  • Average Price: £67

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackburn to Cardiff

Travel by train to Cardiff 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 Blackburn to Cardiff.
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Cardiff from Blackburn for as little as £67  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Blackburn to Cardiff train prices are on average £91  one way.
The train distance from Blackburn to Cardiff is around 159 miles (256 km).
The train time to Cardiff from Blackburn is on average 4 h 24 min  for the 159 miles (256 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Blackburn to Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Blackburn   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Blackburn, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Blackburn.

The most popular arrival train station, Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Cardiff.

Take the Blackburn to Cardiff train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Blackburn to Cardiff as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Blackburn to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Blackburn to Cardiff, the first train leaves at 06: 23. If you prefer late night trains from Blackburn to Cardiff, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Blackburn to Cardiff schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you buy Blackburn to Cardiff train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £91. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Blackburn to Cardiff. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Blackburn is Blackburn. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Blackburn for your trip to Cardiff from Blackburn.

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