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Train Information to Cardiff from Stansted

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Stansted to Cardiff cover the 147 miles (237 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 38 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Trains from Stansted 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 Stansted to Cardiff.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Stansted to Cardiff?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cardiff from Stansted for the next 7 days starting from £46  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Stansted to Cardiff on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Cardiff train to cost on average £62  one way.
How far is it from Stansted to Cardiff by train?
The train distance from Stansted to Cardiff is around 147 miles (237 km).
How long is the train from Stansted to Cardiff?
While the time it takes to travel 147 miles (237 km) between Stansted and Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Stansted to Cardiff is on average 3 h 38 min.
What station does the Stansted to Cardiff train leave from? Which Cardiff train station do I come into from Stansted?

When departing from Stansted, you have various train station options to start your route from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers book a train from Stansted Airport   to Cardiff Central   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Stansted Airport and travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre to this train station.

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

What train companies offer a service to Cardiff from Stansted?
For the journey from Stansted to Cardiff you can take a train with Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Stansted to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there from Stansted to Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Cardiff is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Stansted to Cardiff? When is the last train from Stansted to Cardiff?
You can take the first train from Stansted to Cardiff at 07: 57   or take the last train from Stansted to Cardiff leaving at 11: 45. Look for the latest Stansted Cardiff train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase Stansted to Cardiff train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Stansted to Cardiff train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £62. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Cardiff from Stansted. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Cardiff
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A