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Train Information between Cardiff and Ashford

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Ashford cover the 176 miles (284 km) long route taking on average 4 h 56 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Ashford International Station.

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Trains from Cardiff to Ashford
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FAQs
How many miles is it from Cardiff to Ashford by train?
The distance from Cardiff to Ashford by train is approximately 176 miles (284 km).
How long is the train to Ashford from Cardiff?
On average the Cardiff to Ashford train time is 4 h 56 min  covering the 176 miles (284 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Cardiff to Ashford, which train station in Cardiff do I depart from and which train station in Ashford do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Cardiff to start your trip from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). In Ashford you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Ashford International Station and Ashford (Kent) Int.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Ashford International Station.

Where is the departure train station in Cardiff located? Where is the arrival train station in Ashford located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Ashford International Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Ashford.

How many train services are there between Cardiff and Ashford a day?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Ashford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Ashford
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cardiff for your journey to Ashford.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from 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

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