Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

Tue, 28 May
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Cheap train tickets from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
10:342h50
Rugby station (RUG)
13:24Cardiff Central (CDF)
£401One-way
0 changes

Train timetableRugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 May
Cross Country
10:342h50
Rugby station (RUG)
13:24Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

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Train times from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

166 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Rugby station (RUG) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:342h50
Rugby station (RUG)
13:24Cardiff Central (CDF)
£401One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance103 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains

Trains from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 103 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Rugby and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Virgin Trains trains Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Travel between Rugby station (RUG) and Cardiff Central (CDF) from £245 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Virgin Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Rugby station (RUG). 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.

FAQs: Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) 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 Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £40 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £54; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 2 h 50 min   for the 103 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Rugby station (RUG) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 06: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 13: 16.
There is 1 train a day from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rugby, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 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 for a train from Rugby station (RUG) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Rugby station (RUG) and Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Rugby

Distance from Rugby to city center
Distance from Rugby to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station, out towards the right hand side near to the short stay car park by the bus garage.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This station has step-free access to all platforms / the platform Steep ramp from entrance to platforms, staff are available to help. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible ticket machines: There are no accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

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