Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

Wed, 24 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
20:363h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
£361One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
19:464h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
£361One-way
3 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
19:434h04
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
£361One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:063h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£411One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:563h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£411One-way
2 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Great Western Railway
08:063h04
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:363h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:493h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:553h43
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:003h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:063h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:303h08
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:363h02
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:563h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:593h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:063h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:293h06
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
10:362h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:593h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
11:063h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
11:293h08
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
11:363h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
11:593h17
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:16Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
12:063h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:16Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
12:133h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
12:293h06
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
12:362h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
12:593h08
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:07Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
13:063h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:07Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
13:193h17
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
13:293h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
13:363h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
13:593h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:09Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
14:063h03
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:09Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
14:263h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
14:293h08
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
14:363h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
14:593h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
15:063h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
15:263h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
15:293h08
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
15:323h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
19:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
15:363h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
15:593h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
19:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
16:063h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
19:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
16:293h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
19:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
16:363h02
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
19:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
16:403h33
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
16:593h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
17:063h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
17:293h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:39Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
17:363h03
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
20:39Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
17:593h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
21:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
18:063h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
21:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
18:293h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
21:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
18:363h04
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
21:40Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
18:404h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
22:50Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
19:293h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
22:50Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
19:363h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
22:50Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
19:434h04
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
19:464h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
3 changes
Great Western Railway
20:293h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
20:363h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
23:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
21:363h31
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
01:07Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

59

Distance

213 km

To travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
12:362h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
15:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£621One-way
2 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:362h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£671One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
13:363h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£671One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
11:063h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
£621One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:363h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1821One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance131 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 131 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £32 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £74; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is 3 h 3 min   to travel the 131 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 05: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 17: 31.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on Great Western Rail or Southern for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 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 for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is December.
You have options as you can travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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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