Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Compare prices and tickets Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train or coach

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Overview: Train from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance144 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£315 (€352)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales or CrossCountry

Trains from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 144 miles long route taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £315, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £315. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Victoria and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Victoria (MCV) 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 Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £315 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £315; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train travel time is 3 h 31 min   for the 144 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 07: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 17: 03.
There are 7 trains a day from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Victoria, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) 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.

It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Manchester Victoria (MCV) to Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Manchester Victoria

Distance from Manchester Victoria to city center
Distance from Manchester Victoria to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Salford Van Hire | Salford Car Hire
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Category A station, Scooter Friendly Station - Step free access around the whole station via use of lifts between platforms 3-6, connection with Manchester Metrolink using ramps | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Accepts Cash & Cards Located near the ticket office. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: As per ticket office opening hours | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: No

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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