Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

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

First Great Western Service
05:073h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:14Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
05:542h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:37Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
06:233h01
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:24Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
06:533h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:53Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
07:232h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:06Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
First Great Western Service
05:073h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:14Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
2 changes
First Great Western Service
05:542h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:37Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
2 changes
First Great Western Service
06:233h01
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:24Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
2 changes
First Great Western Service
06:533h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:53Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
2 changes
First Great Western Service
07:232h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:06Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
2 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 41 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

197 km

To travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) you need to make at least 2 changes.

First Great Western Service
07:552h41
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:36Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
14:542h42
Cardiff Central (CDF)
17:36Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
17:542h42
Cardiff Central (CDF)
20:36Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
05:542h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:37Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes
First Great Western Service
07:232h43
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:06Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)
£2121One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN)

distanceDistance122 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£101 (€112)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) cover the 122 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 1 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £101, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Luton Airport Parkway.

FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) 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 Luton Airport Parkway (LTN).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) can start from as little as £56 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) is £101; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) is on average 3 h 1 min   for the 122 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) leaves at 05: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) leaves at 12: 21.
There are 16 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) to compare what amenities they may offer.

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 Luton Airport Parkway, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Luton Airport Parkway (LTN) 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 Luton Airport Parkway

Distance from Luton Airport Parkway to city center
Distance from Luton Airport Parkway to city center
2.3 miles (3.7 km)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Coffee shops
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Green Motion International
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free level access to all platforms via lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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