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£63Great Western Railway
£18National Express
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£58Great Western Railway
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Wed
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£58Great Western Railway
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Thu
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£46Great Western Railway
£18National Express
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£66Great Western Railway
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2 Oct
£58Great Western Railway
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£46Great Western Railway
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£54Great Western Railway
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£54Great Western Railway
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£54Great Western Railway
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£54Great Western Railway
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£54Great Western Railway
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Tue
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£50Great Western Railway
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Wed
13 Oct
£46Great Western Railway
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£50Great Western Railway
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£50Great Western Railway
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£55Great Western Railway
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Train Information between Cardiff and Stansted

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Cardiff to Stansted cover the 147 miles (237 km) long route taking on average 3 h 41 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £66, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stansted Airport.

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Trains from Cardiff to Stansted
Travel by train to Stansted 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 Stansted.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Cardiff to Stansted?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Cardiff and Stansted for as low as £46  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Cardiff to Stansted?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cardiff to Stansted train price to come in at an average of £66  one way.
How many miles is it from Cardiff to Stansted by train?
The Cardiff to Stansted train distance is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
What is the average Cardiff to Stansted train duration?
On average the Cardiff to Stansted train time is 3 h 41 min  covering the 147 miles (237 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Stansted?

When taking the train from Cardiff to Stansted, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). Your route can end in train stations such as Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Where do I find the Cardiff train station to Stansted? Where is the Stansted train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Cardiff.

The most popular arrival train station, Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city centre of Stansted.

What train providers go from Cardiff to Stansted?
When taking a train from Cardiff to Stansted, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to Stansted. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cardiff to Stansted and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Cardiff to Stansted?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Stansted is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cardiff to Stansted? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Stansted leaves at 07: 22. The last train departing from Cardiff to Stansted leaves at 09: 20. You can find the latest Cardiff to Stansted train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Stansted from Cardiff to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Stansted from Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £66 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Stansted a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Stansted
Cardiff (Queen Street)
Amenities
Cardiff Central
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