Cardiff to Stirling train

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Stirling

distanceDistance321 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£133 (€148)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Cardiff to Stirling cover the 321 miles long route taking on average 8 h 42 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £133, but the average price of train tickets is £133. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Stirling.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Cardiff to Stirling

CrossCountry trains will get you to Stirling from Cardiff from £459. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Cardiff and Stirling. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Cardiff to Stirling train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £459
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Cardiff to Stirling train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff to Stirling 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 Stirling.
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Stirling can start from as little as £133 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Stirling is £133; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff to Stirling train travel time is 8 h 42 min   for the 321 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The train from Cardiff to Stirling leaves at 11: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
There are 8 trains a day from Cardiff to Stirling which require at least one change with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff to Stirling train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cardiff and Stirling to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stirling, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff to Stirling is January.
Yes, you can take a train from Cardiff to Stirling.

Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Stirling

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 to Stirling from Cardiff.
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)
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Cardiff Queen Street
Onward travel information: Limited service from stop outside station Mondays to Fridays
Location for Rail Replacement Services: For services towards Cardiff Central use the bus stop at the front of the station. For services towards Cathays use the bus stop in front of the shop opposite the station entrance. Please ask a member of station staff if you are unsure of which stop to use.
Rhoose Cardiff International AirportParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3333211202
Public transport options for Rhoose Cardiff International Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at bus stop on Station Road adjacent to level crossing
Cardiff BayParkingTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Cardiff Bay
Onward travel information: There is a bus stop outside the station.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stop close to the station entrance on Bute Street
Whitchurch (Cardiff)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Whitchurch (Cardiff)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Along the A470 (Northern Avenue) towards Cardiff at the bus stop after the junction with Caedelyn Road

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