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Train Information between Bournemouth and Cardiff

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

Trains from Bournemouth to Cardiff cover the 77 miles (124 km) long route taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £63, but the average price of train tickets is £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Cardiff.
How much do cheap trains to Cardiff from Bournemouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Bournemouth and Cardiff for as little as £63  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bournemouth to Cardiff train prices are on average £63  one way.
What is the distance from Bournemouth to Cardiff via train?
The Bournemouth to Cardiff train distance is approximately 77 miles (124 km).
How long is the train journey between Bournemouth and Cardiff?
The Bournemouth to Cardiff train duration is on average 3 h 24 min, which is to be expected when travelling 77 miles (124 km) between Bournemouth and Cardiff. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bournemouth and arrival train station in Cardiff?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Bournemouth   to Cardiff Central.

Where is the Bournemouth train station located? Where is the Cardiff train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bournemouth and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
If you're looking for trains from Bournemouth to Cardiff, you can rely on Great Western Railway to get you to Cardiff. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Bournemouth to Cardiff journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Cardiff from Bournemouth?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Bournemouth to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Bournemouth to Cardiff? When does the last train depart from Bournemouth to Cardiff?
The first Bournemouth to Cardiff train departs at 07: 10   and the last train from Bournemouth to Cardiff leaves at 10: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Bournemouth to Cardiff train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I purchase Bournemouth Cardiff 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 companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Cardiff from Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £63 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Bournemouth to Cardiff a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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