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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Ashford

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Ashford cover the 176 miles (284 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Ashford International Station.

Train providers: Great Western Rail trains Cardiff to Ashford

For as little as £59 you can travel by train from Cardiff to Ashford with Great Western Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Great Western Rail

Great Western Rail tickets from Cardiff to Ashford are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Great Western Rail to Ashford from Cardiff all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Great Western Rail train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 176 miles (284 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Cardiff to Ashford routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Great Western Rail Cardiff to Ashford train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Ashford with Great Western Rail!

Train information from Cardiff to Ashford with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 39 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 24 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Ashford

Travel by train to Ashford 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 to Ashford.
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cardiff to Ashford for the next 7 days starting from £59  one way.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Cardiff and Ashford is £61  one way.
The train distance from Cardiff to Ashford is around 176 miles (284 km).
On average the train from Cardiff to Ashford duration is 3 h 30 min  for the 176 miles (284 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Ashford International Station   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Cardiff.

The most popular arrival train station, Ashford International Station, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre of Ashford.

For the best Cardiff to Ashford train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cardiff to Ashford to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Ashford is 24 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Cardiff to Ashford leaves at 09: 18   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Ashford timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Ashford is on average £61 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Cardiff and Ashford available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip from Cardiff to Ashford.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
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)

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