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£82Cross Country
£29National Express
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£49Cross Country
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£42Cross Country
£21National Express
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£43Cross Country
£23National Express
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£49Cross Country
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£49Cross Country
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£42Cross Country
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£49Cross Country
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£56Great Western Railway
£21National Express
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£82Cross Country
£12National Express
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£49Cross Country
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£42Cross Country
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£51Great Western Railway
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£49Cross Country
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£53Great Western Railway
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Train Information to Cardiff from Plymouth

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Great Western Railway

Trains from Plymouth to Cardiff cover the 87 miles (140 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £52, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry from Plymouth to Cardiff

For as little as £42 you can travel by train between Plymouth and Cardiff with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Plymouth to Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Plymouth to Cardiff, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 87 miles (140 km) route between Plymouth and Cardiff, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Plymouth to Cardiff as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains from Plymouth to Cardiff in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains between Plymouth and Cardiff starting at £42, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

CrossCountry from Plymouth to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 33 min
  • Average Price: £42
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Plymouth and Cardiff:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Plymouth to Cardiff
Travel by train 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
How much does a cheap train between Plymouth and Cardiff cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Plymouth and Cardiff for as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Plymouth and Cardiff?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Plymouth to Cardiff is £52  one way.
How far is it from Plymouth to Cardiff by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Plymouth and Cardiff via train to be approximately 87 miles (140 km).
How many hours does it take from Plymouth to Cardiff by train?
While the time it takes to travel 87 miles (140 km) to Cardiff from Plymouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Plymouth to Cardiff is on average 3 h 28 min.
Which train station in Plymouth goes to Cardiff? Which train station do I come into Cardiff from Plymouth?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Plymouth   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Where is the train station in Plymouth to go to Cardiff? Where is the train station in Cardiff located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Plymouth, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Plymouth to Cardiff?
For the trip from Plymouth to Cardiff you can take a train with Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Cardiff from Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Cardiff from Plymouth?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Plymouth to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Plymouth to Cardiff?
The first train from Plymouth to Cardiff leaves at 08: 27   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 53. Omio shows you the latest train from Plymouth to Cardiff timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Plymouth to Cardiff to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket between Plymouth and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £52 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Plymouth and Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Plymouth is Plymouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Plymouth for your trip from Plymouth to Cardiff.