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Train Information from Oxford to Cardiff

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Oxford to Cardiff cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between Oxford and Cardiff?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Oxford and Cardiff to cost as little as £41  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Cardiff from Oxford?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Oxford to Cardiff is £46  one way.
What is the distance by train from Oxford to Cardiff?
The distance to Cardiff from Oxford by train is approximately 84 miles (136 km).
How long is the train journey to Cardiff from Oxford?
The train time to Cardiff from Oxford is on average 2 h 1 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff from Oxford by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Oxford to Cardiff do I depart from? Which Cardiff train station from Oxford do I arrive in?

Some of the Oxford train stations to Cardiff you can start your journey from include Oxford, Oxford Parkway Station and Oxford, Magdalen Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Cardiff include Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Oxford   and arriving in Cardiff Central.

Where do I find the Oxford train station to Cardiff? Where is the Cardiff train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Oxford and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can take me between Oxford and Cardiff?
When taking a train from Oxford to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Oxford and Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Oxford and Cardiff?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Oxford to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Oxford to Cardiff? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Oxford to Cardiff, the first train leaves at 08: 07. If you prefer late night trains from Oxford to Cardiff, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 43. Omio shows you the latest train from Oxford to Cardiff schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets from Oxford to Cardiff to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Cardiff from Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £46 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Oxford to Cardiff a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.