Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 Jun

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
09:523h25
Milton Keynes Central (MKC)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1001One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMilton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 19 June
Cross Country
09:523h25
Milton Keynes Central (MKC)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

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Train times from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

177 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Milton Keynes Central (MKC) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:523h25
Milton Keynes Central (MKC)
13:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£1001One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance109 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains

Trains from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 109 miles long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Virgin Trains trains Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

For as little as £33 you can travel by train between Milton Keynes Central (MKC) and Cardiff Central (CDF) with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £42

FAQs: Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) 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 Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £33 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £75; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) is on average 3 h 17 min   for the 109 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 04: 32. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 16: 52.
There are 10 trains a day from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 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.

A trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Milton Keynes Central (MKC) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Milton Keynes Central

Distance from Milton Keynes Central to city center
Distance from Milton Keynes Central to city center
1.5 miles (2.4 km)
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Convenience store Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 0248 997 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible public telephones: Public telephones are accessible - situated on the concourse and at the front of the station outside the main entrance | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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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