Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) train

Mon, 22 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
05:072h09
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:16London Paddington (PAD)
£681One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:231h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:551h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:44London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
05:541h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:44London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:531h52
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:45London Paddington (PAD)
£1711One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 22 April
Great Western Railway
05:072h09
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:16London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
05:541h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:44London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:231h53
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:16London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:531h52
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:45London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:231h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:551h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:44London Paddington (PAD)
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

208 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for London Paddington (PAD) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
07:551h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:44London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:231h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
05:541h50
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:44London Paddington (PAD)
£1361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:531h52
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:45London Paddington (PAD)
£1711One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:231h53
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:16London Paddington (PAD)
£1711One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD)

distanceDistance128 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or South Western Railway

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) cover the 128 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in London Paddington.

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) 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 Paddington (PAD).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) can start from as little as £19 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) is £51; 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 London Paddington (PAD) train time is 1 h 47 min   covering the 128 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 London Paddington (PAD) leaves at 05: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) leaves at 21: 45.
There are 16 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to London Paddington (PAD) from Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 45.

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 London Paddington, located 3 miles (4.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to London Paddington (PAD) by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and London Paddington (PAD) including taking a 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.

Trains arriving to London Paddington

Distance from London Paddington to city center
Distance from London Paddington to city center
3 miles (4.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Heathrow Airport
16 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The Heathrow Express departs from the station every 15 minutes and drives directly to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located next to the ticket office.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi deck is situated above Platform 12 and is accessed via the concourse and platform 12, which has escalators and lifts to the upper level to the covered marshalled taxi rank. A queuing system is in operation. There is also a separate collection point for pre-booked taxis and a drop off point | Accessible taxis: All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair. There is also a separate collection point for prebooked taxis also further away from the lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located near the taxi stand beside Platform 11.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent Flower stall Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Wasabi | The Beer House | Barburrito | Upper Crust | The Mad Bishop & Bear (Fullers) | The Pasty Shop | Burger King | Pret a Manger | The Savanna | Soboro Bakery | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Virtuo Car Hire | Hertz
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near Platform 1.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair access, escalators, elevators.

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