Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
20:230h54
Swansea station (SWA)
21:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
£61One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
22:301h09
Swansea station (SWA)
23:39Cardiff Central (CDF)
£61One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:000h58
Swansea station (SWA)
14:58Cardiff Central (CDF)
£61One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:480h56
Swansea station (SWA)
15:44Cardiff Central (CDF)
£61One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
19:490h59
Swansea station (SWA)
20:48Cardiff Central (CDF)
£61One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSwansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 22 April
Great Western Railway
08:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
09:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:520h57
Swansea station (SWA)
09:49Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:061h07
Swansea station (SWA)
10:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
10:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
09:520h57
Swansea station (SWA)
10:49Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
11:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:550h56
Swansea station (SWA)
11:51Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:071h06
Swansea station (SWA)
12:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
11:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
12:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
11:520h55
Swansea station (SWA)
12:47Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
13:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
12:550h59
Swansea station (SWA)
13:54Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
13:061h05
Swansea station (SWA)
14:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
14:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:000h58
Swansea station (SWA)
14:58Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
14:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
15:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
14:480h56
Swansea station (SWA)
15:44Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
15:051h08
Swansea station (SWA)
16:13Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
15:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
16:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
16:010h57
Swansea station (SWA)
16:58Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
16:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
17:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
16:490h54
Swansea station (SWA)
17:43Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
17:051h05
Swansea station (SWA)
18:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:230h53
Swansea station (SWA)
18:16Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
17:471h04
Swansea station (SWA)
18:51Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
18:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
19:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
18:501h08
Swansea station (SWA)
19:58Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
19:230h54
Swansea station (SWA)
20:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
19:490h59
Swansea station (SWA)
20:48Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
20:230h54
Swansea station (SWA)
21:17Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
21:011h10
Swansea station (SWA)
22:11Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
21:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
22:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
21:531h10
Swansea station (SWA)
23:03Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes
Transport for Wales
22:301h09
Swansea station (SWA)
23:39Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

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Train times from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

58 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

55 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Swansea station (SWA) for Cardiff Central (CDF) every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
15:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
16:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
09:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
11:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
12:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
21:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
22:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
£151One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
12:230h52
Swansea station (SWA)
13:15Cardiff Central (CDF)
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance34 miles
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or Transport for Wales

Trains from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 34 miles long route taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £6, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Swansea station (SWA) 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 Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £6; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train time is 52 min   covering the 34 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 05: 32. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 20: 23.
There are 23 trains a day from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) you can take a train with Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Swansea station (SWA) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 23.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Swansea, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 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 Swansea station (SWA) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Swansea station (SWA) and Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a coach or train.

Trains departing from Swansea

Distance from Swansea to city center
Distance from Swansea to city center
1.3 miles (2.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stops on High Street outside the station
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Category A. Step free access to all platforms. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible public telephones: on concourse | Accessible ticket machines: There are 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: No

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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