Cardiff to Penzance train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£78

Average

£78

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
09:00Cardiff6h12 15:12Penzance
0 changes
£781One-way

Train schedule Cardiff to Penzance

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
Great Western Railway
09:00Cardiff6h12 15:12Penzance
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Wed
29 Jun
Thu
30 Jun
Fri
01 Jul
Sat
02 Jul
Sun
03 Jul
Mon
04 Jul
Tue
05 Jul

Fastest train times from Cardiff to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 12 m

Average

6 h 12 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

224 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cardiff for Penzance every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
09:00Cardiff6h12 15:12Penzance
0 changes
£781One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Cardiff to Penzance

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Penzance cover the 139 miles (224 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Penzance.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Cardiff to Penzance

Buy your official Great Western Rail and CrossCountry train tickets from Cardiff to Penzance from £64 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Penzance from Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets from Cardiff to Penzance are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry from Cardiff to Penzance all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 139 miles (224 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry 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 Penzance routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Cardiff to Penzance train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry 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 Penzance with CrossCountry!

    Find the perfect Great Western Rail train to Penzance from Cardiff for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Great Western Rail train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Cardiff to Penzance. You can also check relevant travel information for the Great Western Rail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Great Western Rail train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 139 miles (224 km) on this journey and your Great Western Rail Cardiff to Penzance train ticket can cost as little as £64 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Great Western Rail tickets between Cardiff and Penzance in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Great Western Rail train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Penzance

    Travel by train to Penzance 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 Penzance.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Cardiff and Penzance for as low as £64  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cardiff to Penzance train prices are on average £73  one way.
    The Cardiff to Penzance train distance is approximately 139 miles (224 km).
    The Cardiff to Penzance train duration is on average 5 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 139 miles (224 km) between Cardiff and Penzance. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Penzance.

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

    The most popular arrival train station, Penzance, is located 0.3 miles (482 m) away from the city centre of Penzance.

    Take the Cardiff to Penzance train with Cross Country or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Cardiff and Penzance as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Penzance is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first train from Cardiff to Penzance leaves at 07: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 13: 00. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Penzance schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Penzance is on average £73 if you buy 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 from Cardiff to Penzance available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Cardiff
    Penzance
    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 Penzance.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    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)

    The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

    We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

    ios-badge
    android-badge
    Hand With Phone
    Currency
    Language