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Train Information between London and Cardigan

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from London to Cardigan cover the 197 miles (318 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £64, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64.

Trains from London to Cardigan

Although there are no direct trains from London to Cardigan, it is easily possible to reach this pretty town and gateway to the spectacular Cardigan Bay by rail and local bus. Train journeys from London Paddington to Carmarthen take approximately four hours, and trains from London Euston to Aberystwyth take around five hours. Local TrawsCymru bus services leaves from Stand 7 in Aberystwyth and journeys to Cardigan take less than two hours, while bus 460 runs from Carmarthen to Cardigan.

Which train companies travel from London to Cardigan?

Trains from Paddington to Camarthen are operated by Great Western and Arriva, and travellers need to change at Swansea Station. Rail journeys from Euston to Aberystwth require a change at Birmingham New Street, and this scenic, direct service from Birmingham to Aberystwthy is operated by Transport for Wales.

How long is the train from London to Cardigan?

Passengers travelling from London Paddington to Carmarthen can anticipate journey times of around four hours, and can then travel the 25 miles to Cardigan by local bus or taxi. Passengers travelling from Euston to Aberystwth can take any train to Birmingham and then take a direct journey to Aberystwyth, with trip times of around three hours. Local taxis or buses can be used to travel the 38-mile journey from Aberystwyth to Cardigan.

How many trains are there from London to Cardigan?

There are five trains from London to Carmarthen on weekdays and four at weekends. The local 460 bus operates regular services from Carmarthen to Cardigan throughout the week; however, services are less frequent on Saturdays, and there are no buses from Carmarthen to Cardigan on Sundays. Arriva operate trains from Euston to Aberystwyth and there are 2 services on weekdays but only one train on Sundays.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Cardigan?

Departure train station: Passengers travelling from London to Cardigan can depart from Paddington Station or Euston Station. Paddington Train Station is in the W2 area of London, and it's easily accessed by local buses or Underground services. The station amenities include free WiFi, left luggage and accessible toilets. London Euston Railway Station is a major transport hub, and it's located on both the Northern and Victoria Underground lines. There is a bus station at the front of Euston Railway Station and drop-off points for cars and cabs. The station features a number of retail outlets and amenities include luggage trolleys, photo booths, waiting rooms, ATMs, cafes and bars.    

Arrival train station: Passengers arrive at either Carmarthen or Aberystwth Railway Stations. Carmarthen train station features payphones, refreshment facilities and shops, with toilets located on Platform 1. Aberystwyth train station features accessible toilets, baby changing facilities and waiting rooms, and it's located in the centre of the town.

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Trains from London to Cardigan
Travel by train to Cardigan 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 to Cardigan.
What is the cost of cheap trains to Cardigan from London?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between London and Cardigan to cost as little as £64  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Cardigan cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Cardigan train prices are on average £64  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Cardigan by train?
You should expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km)  between London and Cardigan by train.
What is the average London to Cardigan train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 197 miles (318 km) to Cardigan from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Cardigan is on average 4 h 20 min.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Cardigan from London to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Cardigan from London to cost on average £64 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Cardigan train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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