Nottingham to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Nottingham to Cardiff is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
07:043h21
Nottingham
10:25Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:083h17
Nottingham
11:25Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:003h25
Nottingham
09:25Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:543h23
Nottingham
13:17Cardiff
£981One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
17:073h18
Nottingham
20:25Cardiff
£1001One-way
0 changes

Train timetableNottingham to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Cross Country
09:543h23
Nottingham
13:17Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
17:073h18
Nottingham
20:25Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
14:543h19
Nottingham
18:13Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
08:083h17
Nottingham
11:25Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
07:043h21
Nottingham
10:25Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Nottingham to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

214 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Nottingham for Cardiff every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:083h17
Nottingham
11:25Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:073h17
Nottingham
13:24Cardiff
£1051One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
17:073h18
Nottingham
20:25Cardiff
£1001One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
14:543h19
Nottingham
18:13Cardiff
£1001One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:043h21
Nottingham
10:25Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Nottingham to Cardiff

distanceDistance133 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry

Trains from Nottingham to Cardiff cover the 133 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Nottingham to Cardiff

CrossCountry trains will get you from Nottingham to Cardiff from £30. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Cardiff from Nottingham. 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 Nottingham to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Nottingham to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Nottingham to Cardiff 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 Nottingham to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Cardiff can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Nottingham to Cardiff is £72; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Nottingham to Cardiff train time is 3 h 5 min   covering the 133 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Nottingham to Cardiff leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Nottingham to Cardiff leaves at 20: 54.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Nottingham to Cardiff without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 7 direct trains from Nottingham to Cardiff each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Nottingham to Cardiff train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Nottingham and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 54.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Nottingham, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 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 from Nottingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Nottingham to Cardiff by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Nottingham and Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

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