Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

Fri, 19 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
08:303h41
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
£411One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
0 changes

Train timetableStansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Great Western Railway
08:303h41
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

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Train times from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 23 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

241 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Stansted Airport (SSD) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
09:153h23
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:38Cardiff Central (CDF)
£561One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:303h41
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
£411One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance149 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€56)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 149 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £50, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Stansted Airport (SSD) 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 Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £40 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is 3 h 20 min   to travel the 149 mile long trip. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 08: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 14: 15.
When taking a train from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF), you can count on Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Cardiff Central (CDF). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Stansted Airport, which is located around 30.9 miles (49.9 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 Stansted Airport (SSD) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Stansted Airport (SSD) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from Stansted Airport

Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
Distance from Stansted Airport to city center
30.9 miles (49.9 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Stansted Airport
0 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport is a 5 minute walk away from the railway station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Accessible taxis: Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Burger King | The Windmill
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Enterprise | Alamo | Budget | Avis
Accessibility
Accessibility
Ramp, wheelchair train access available on request, escalators, wheelchair access to platforms.

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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