Plymouth to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
18:273h02
Plymouth
21:29Cardiff
£531One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:273h07
Plymouth
14:34Cardiff
£731One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:103h24
Plymouth
13:34Cardiff
£761One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:273h08
Plymouth
18:35Cardiff
£771One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:253h33
Plymouth
11:58Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePlymouth to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Great Western Railway
12:443h58
Plymouth
16:42Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:253h33
Plymouth
11:58Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
11:273h07
Plymouth
14:34Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
18:273h02
Plymouth
21:29Cardiff
0 changes
Cross Country
15:273h08
Plymouth
18:35Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Plymouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 2 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

141 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Plymouth for Cardiff every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
18:273h02
Plymouth
21:29Cardiff
£531One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:273h07
Plymouth
14:34Cardiff
£731One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:273h08
Plymouth
18:35Cardiff
£771One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:103h24
Plymouth
13:34Cardiff
£761One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:253h33
Plymouth
11:58Cardiff
£891One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Plymouth to Cardiff cover the 87 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £80, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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

Find the best trains between Plymouth and Cardiff with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from £35. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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.

Plymouth to Cardiff train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 13 min
  • Cheapest Price: £35

FAQs: Plymouth to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Cardiff can start from as little as £35 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Plymouth to Cardiff is £80; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Plymouth to Cardiff train time is 2 h 58 min   covering the 87 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Plymouth to Cardiff leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Plymouth to Cardiff leaves at 19: 50.
There are 16 trains a day from Plymouth 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 Plymouth 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 to Cardiff from Plymouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 50.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Plymouth, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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 Plymouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 58 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Plymouth to Cardiff is November.
You have options as you can travel from Plymouth to Cardiff 2 different ways: train or coach.

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