Cheltenham to Cardiff train

Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£12

Average

£16

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.

Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham1h10 10:25Cardiff
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£121One-way
Transport for Wales
07:46Cheltenham1h21 09:07Cardiff
0 changes
£121One-way
Great Western Railway
15:52Cheltenham1h22 17:14Cardiff
0 changes
£241One-way

Train schedule Cheltenham to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 1 July
Transport for Wales
07:46Cheltenham1h21 09:07Cardiff
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Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham1h10 10:25Cardiff
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Great Western Railway
15:52Cheltenham1h22 17:14Cardiff
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Fastest train times from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

89 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cheltenham for Cardiff every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham1h10 10:25Cardiff
0 changes
£121One-way
Transport for Wales
07:46Cheltenham1h21 09:07Cardiff
0 changes
£121One-way
Great Western Railway
15:52Cheltenham1h22 17:14Cardiff
0 changes
£241One-way

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Overview: Train from Cheltenham to Cardiff

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency40 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cheltenham to Cardiff cover the 55 miles (88 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 40 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Cheltenham to Cardiff

Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains will get you to Cardiff from Cheltenham from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Great Western Rail
CrossCountry

Looking to travel by train from Cheltenham to Cardiff? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Cheltenham to Cardiff train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Cheltenham and Cardiff, you can expect to travel 55 miles (88 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains from Cheltenham to Cardiff in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Cardiff from Cheltenham. Book that perfect Cheltenham to Cardiff train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Cheltenham to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 15 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 2 a day

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

Book your CrossCountry Cheltenham to Cardiff train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Cheltenham to Cardiff routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Cardiff from Cheltenham is 55 miles (88 km), and the best price for a one-way Cheltenham - Cardiff CrossCountry train ticket starts at £12 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Cheltenham to Cardiff train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 11 min
  • Average Price: £12
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Travel by train to Cardiff 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 Cheltenham to Cardiff.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cardiff from Cheltenham for as low as £6  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cheltenham to Cardiff train prices are on average £13  one way.
The distance to Cardiff from Cheltenham by train is approximately 55 miles (88 km).
While the time it takes to travel 55 miles (88 km) to Cardiff from Cheltenham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cheltenham to Cardiff is on average 1 h 10 min.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cheltenham Spa, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Cheltenham to Cardiff, you can count on Cross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cheltenham to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 40 trains a day from Cheltenham to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Cheltenham to Cardiff leaves at 07: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 00. Omio shows you the latest train from Cheltenham to Cardiff timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you book a train ticket between Cheltenham and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Cheltenham to Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cheltenham
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Cheltenham is Cheltenham Spa. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cheltenham Spa for your trip from Cheltenham to Cardiff.

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