East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Compare prices and tickets East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train or coach

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Overview: Train from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance133 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, Thameslink or Southern

Trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 133 miles long route taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £68, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 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 East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £44 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £68; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Cardiff Central (CDF) from East Croydon (ECR) is on average 2 h 46 min   for the 133 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 06: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 16: 52.
There are 17 trains a day from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with Great Western Rail, Thameslink or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between East Croydon (ECR) and Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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.

A trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from East Croydon (ECR) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 46 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from East Croydon (ECR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from East Croydon

Distance from East Croydon to city center
Distance from East Croydon to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Davis cars
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free access to all platforms. Lifts to overbridge from all platforms and side entrance. Long steep ramps to platforms from main entrance. (over 1: 10 gradient). Assistance Meeting Point is the Information Point on station concourse. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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