Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:184h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£641One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:174h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£871One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:454h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
14:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1291One-way
3 changes
Great Western Railway
08:174h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1561One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:184h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1561One-way
1 change

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 July
Great Western Railway
08:174h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:174h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:454h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
3 changes
Great Western Railway
09:184h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:184h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:454h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
14:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
3 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 7 m

Average

4 h 18 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

212 km

To travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:184h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1561One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:174h08
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1561One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:184h12
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£641One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:174h13
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£871One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:454h34
Cardiff Central (CDF)
13:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£1731One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

distanceDistance131 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or first_great_western

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 131 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or first_great_western. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £66.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and first_great_western trains Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from £33 with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail and first_great_western! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Train information from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as £33 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is £66; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 3 h 7 min   to travel the 131 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 06: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 21: 20.
There are 25 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or first_great_western. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or first_great_western. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 20.
A trip to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 7 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is December.
You have options as you can travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 2 different ways: train or coach.

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.

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