London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff train

Sun, 26 May
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:453h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:34Cardiff Central (CDF)
£661One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:153h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
£661One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:163h17
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1221One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:163h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1221One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Great Western Railway
08:163h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:153h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:163h17
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:453h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:34Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

212 km

To travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:163h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1221One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:163h17
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1221One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:153h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:33Cardiff Central (CDF)
£661One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:453h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
13:34Cardiff Central (CDF)
£661One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff

distanceDistance131 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or Southern

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff cover the 131 miles long route taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37.

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff.
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff can start from as little as £37 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff is £69; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff train travel time is 2 h 57 min   for the 131 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff leaves at 08: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff leaves at 21: 36.
There are 25 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Rail or Southern for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cardiff from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 36.
The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cardiff is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) including taking a train or coach.

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