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Train Information between Cardiff and St Albans

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to St Albans cover the 123 miles (198 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in St Albans.

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Trains from Cardiff to St Albans
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What is the distance between Cardiff and St Albans by train?
The train distance from Cardiff to St Albans is around 123 miles (198 km).
How long does it take from Cardiff to St Albans by train?
While the time it takes to travel 123 miles (198 km) between Cardiff and St Albans can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cardiff to St Albans is on average 2 h 21 min.
When travelling by train from Cardiff to St Albans, which train station in Cardiff do I depart from and which train station in St Albans 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 St Albans you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including St Albans and St Albans Abbey.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in St Albans.

Where is the train station in Cardiff? Where is the train station in St Albans?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in St Albans, called St Albans, is located around 0.3 miles (461 m) away from its city centre.

How many train services per day are there between Cardiff and St Albans?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for St Albans is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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St Albans
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 St Albans.
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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

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