Croydon to Cardiff train

Sat, 25 May
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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
06:452h52
Croydon
09:37Cardiff
£471One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
14:583h13
Croydon
18:11Cardiff
£511One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:493h48
Croydon
17:37Cardiff
£511One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:253h12
Croydon
16:37Cardiff
£531One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:453h51
Croydon
13:36Cardiff
£541One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCroydon to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Great Western Railway
14:583h13
Croydon
18:11Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:493h48
Croydon
17:37Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
15:313h05
Croydon
18:36Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:153h22
Croydon
09:37Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:452h52
Croydon
09:37Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Croydon to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 51 m

Average

3 h 16 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

214 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Croydon for Cardiff every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
10:452h51
Croydon
13:36Cardiff
£561One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
06:452h52
Croydon
09:37Cardiff
£471One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
15:313h05
Croydon
18:36Cardiff
£541One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:253h12
Croydon
16:37Cardiff
£531One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
14:583h13
Croydon
18:11Cardiff
£511One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Cardiff

distanceDistance132 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, Southern or Thameslink

Trains from Croydon to Cardiff cover the 132 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £91, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Croydon to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Croydon 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 Croydon to Cardiff.
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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Cardiff can start from as little as £37 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Croydon to Cardiff is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Croydon to Cardiff train travel time is 2 h 43 min   for the 132 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Croydon to Cardiff leaves at 05: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Croydon to Cardiff leaves at 20: 30.
There are 16 trains a day from Croydon to Cardiff which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, Southern or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Croydon to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Rail, Southern or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Croydon and Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 30.

When departing from Croydon, you have various train station options to start your trip from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your route in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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 for a train from Croydon to Cardiff is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Croydon to Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Croydon and Cardiff

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Cardiff
East Croydon is the most popular Croydon 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 Croydon for your journey to Cardiff.
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Public transport options for East Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
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Public transport options for West Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stop B5 in Station Road Due to ongoing works, the stops for Rail Replacement bus services at West Croydon bus station are subject to regular change. Please check with local staff if intending to use this service.
Metro: London Trams (formerly Tramlink) services to Elmers End, Beckenham Junction and New Addington via East Croydon
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