Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
09:454h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
£491One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:333h52
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
£611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:354h31
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1011One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:435h08
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:51Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLiverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Cross Country
09:454h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:333h52
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Cross Country
08:354h31
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:435h08
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:51Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

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Train times from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 52 m

Average

4 h 32 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

215 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:333h52
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
£611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:354h31
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1011One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:454h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:25Cardiff Central (CDF)
£491One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:435h08
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:51Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance133 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£65 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 133 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 42 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £65, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains trains Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Find the best trains between Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Cardiff Central (CDF) with Omio's travel partners Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains from £143. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Train information from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 4 h
  • Cheapest Price: £289
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) 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 Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £65; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 3 h 42 min   for the 133 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 06: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 18: 08.
There are 12 trains a day from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 08.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) 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 Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

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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