Cheltenham to Cardiff train

Tue, 23 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cheltenham to Cardiff is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
22:581h39
Cheltenham
00:37Cardiff
£71One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
17:451h24
Cheltenham
19:09Cardiff
£81One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
07:461h24
Cheltenham
09:10Cardiff
£101One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:371h17
Cheltenham
06:54Cardiff
£111One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCheltenham to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Transport for Wales
17:451h24
Cheltenham
19:09Cardiff
0 changes
Transport for Wales
22:581h39
Cheltenham
00:37Cardiff
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:371h17
Cheltenham
06:54Cardiff
0 changes
Transport for Wales
07:461h24
Cheltenham
09:10Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 17 m

Average

1 h 26 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

89 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cheltenham for Cardiff every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
05:371h17
Cheltenham
06:54Cardiff
£111One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
17:451h24
Cheltenham
19:09Cardiff
£81One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
07:461h24
Cheltenham
09:10Cardiff
£101One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
22:581h39
Cheltenham
00:37Cardiff
£71One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cheltenham to Cardiff

distanceDistance55 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Great Western Rail

Trains from Cheltenham to Cardiff cover the 55 miles long route taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Great Western Rail trains Cheltenham to Cardiff

CrossCountry, Transport for Wales and Great Western Rail trains will get you between Cheltenham and Cardiff from £11. 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 Cheltenham and Cardiff. 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.

Cheltenham to Cardiff train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • CrossCountry frequency: 17 a day

FAQs: Cheltenham to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cheltenham 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
Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to Cardiff can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cheltenham to Cardiff is £10; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cheltenham to Cardiff train travel time is 1 h 12 min   for the 55 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cheltenham to Cardiff leaves at 05: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cheltenham to Cardiff leaves at 22: 58.
There are 19 trains a day from Cheltenham to Cardiff which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cheltenham to Cardiff, you can count on CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cardiff from Cheltenham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 58.

When departing from Cheltenham, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride). When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport.

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.

The cheapest month to travel from Cheltenham to Cardiff by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff from Cheltenham including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Cheltenham and Cardiff

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Cheltenham Spa is the most popular Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham for your journey to Cardiff.
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Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride)

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