Oxford to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
13:301h46
Oxford
15:16Cardiff
£301One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
21:062h41
Oxford
23:47Cardiff
£461One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:342h02
Oxford
11:36Cardiff
£651One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:042h04
Oxford
09:08Cardiff
£741One-way
0 changes

Train timetableOxford to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Great Western Railway
21:062h41
Oxford
23:47Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:301h46
Oxford
15:16Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:342h02
Oxford
11:36Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:042h04
Oxford
09:08Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Oxford to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 46 m

Average

2 h 8 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

136 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Oxford for Cardiff every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
13:301h46
Oxford
15:16Cardiff
£301One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:342h02
Oxford
11:36Cardiff
£651One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:042h04
Oxford
09:08Cardiff
£741One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
21:062h41
Oxford
23:47Cardiff
£461One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Cardiff

distanceDistance84 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Oxford to Cardiff cover the 84 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 33 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Oxford to Cardiff

Travel from Oxford to Cardiff from £45 with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Great Western Rail from Oxford to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: £45

FAQs: Oxford to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Oxford 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 Oxford to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Oxford to Cardiff is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Oxford to Cardiff train travel time is 1 h 33 min   for the 84 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Oxford to Cardiff leaves at 07: 04. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Oxford to Cardiff leaves at 21: 06.
There are 12 trains a day from Oxford to Cardiff which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Oxford to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Rail or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Oxford to Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 06.

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Oxford, Magdalen Road. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Rhoose Cardiff International Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Oxford to Cardiff by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Oxford and Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Oxford and Cardiff

Oxford
Cardiff
Oxford is the most popular Oxford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Oxford for your journey to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Oxford
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station
Oxford ParkwayWifiParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Oxford Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station or from the Park & Ride bus stop.
Oxford, Magdalen Road

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