London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

Tue, 21 May
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Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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
09:453h32
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£361One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
08:303h41
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:453h21
Stansted Airport (SSD)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:153h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£601One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLondon Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Great Western Railway
08:303h41
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:453h32
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:153h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:453h21
Stansted Airport (SSD)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes
Great Western Railway
11:153h22
Stansted Airport (SSD)
14:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
2 changes

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Train times from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 26 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

242 km

To travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:153h20
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:35Cardiff Central (CDF)
£601One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
10:453h21
Stansted Airport (SSD)
14:06Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
11:153h22
Stansted Airport (SSD)
14:37Cardiff Central (CDF)
£601One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
2 changes
Great Western Railway
09:453h32
Stansted Airport (SSD)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£361One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance149 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or Abellio Greater Anglia

Trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 149 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Abellio Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31.

FAQs: London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £44; 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 3 h 21 min   for the 149 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 08: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 20: 15.
There are 2 trains a day from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Abellio Greater Anglia. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on Great Western Rail or Abellio Greater Anglia for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between London Stansted Airport (STN) and 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 20: 15.
The cheapest month to travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: 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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