Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train

Tue, 25 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
06:407h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
14:02Glasgow Central (GLC)
£1141One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:496h35
Cardiff Central (CDF)
19:24Glasgow Central (GLC)
£1671One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 25 June
Avanti West Coast
06:407h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
14:02Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:496h35
Cardiff Central (CDF)
19:24Glasgow Central (GLC)
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 35 m

Average

6 h 58 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

492 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Glasgow Central (GLC) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
12:496h35
Cardiff Central (CDF)
19:24Glasgow Central (GLC)
£1671One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:407h22
Cardiff Central (CDF)
14:02Glasgow Central (GLC)
£1141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

distanceDistance305 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£134 (€151)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) cover the 305 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 28 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £134, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £90. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales and CrossCountry trains Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC)

Buy your official Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales and CrossCountry train tickets between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Glasgow Central (GLC) from £90 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC).
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) can start from as little as £90 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is £134; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) train time is 6 h 28 min   covering the 305 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 06: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) leaves at 12: 49.
When taking a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC), you can count on Virgin Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Glasgow Central (GLC). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Glasgow Central (GLC) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Glasgow Central (GLC) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Glasgow Central (GLC) including taking a coach, train or flight.

Trains departing from Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

Trains arriving to Glasgow Central

Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Glasgow International Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take the 500 Airport Express shuttle bus, running every 10 minutes directly to the airport. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There is an ATM machine located on the concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage storage facilities are located near Platform 1 operated by Excess Baggage Co.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Krispy Kreme | Gordon St Coffee | Starbucks | Upper Crust | The Beer House | Patisserie Valerie | Alston Bar & Beef
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
There is a customer service center in the station located next to the ticket office.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station via elevators and ramps for train access. There are also escalators.

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