London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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
08:062h30
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£541One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:002h36
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£541One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:452h51
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1001One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:202h50
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1001One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:302h40
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1001One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Great Western Railway
08:002h36
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:062h30
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:122h24
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:172h19
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:202h50
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:272h43
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
3 changes
Great Western Railway
08:302h40
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:362h34
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:422h28
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:422h54
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
3 changes
Great Western Railway
08:452h51
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:472h23
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:512h45
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:122h24
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:172h19
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
1 change

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Train times from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

189 km

To travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:172h19
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1231One-way
1 change
Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:172h19
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£2051One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:472h23
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1231One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
09:122h24
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1231One-way
1 change
Great Western Railway
08:122h24
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
10:36Cardiff Central (CDF)
£2051One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance117 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or Heathrow Express

Trains from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 117 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £52.

FAQs: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £39 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £52; 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 117 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 06: 36. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 22: 21.
There are 16 trains a day from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or Heathrow Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 21.
The cheapest month to travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 2 different ways: coach or train.

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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