Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train

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Cheap train tickets from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Swindon station (SWI) 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
10:110h59
Swindon station (SWI)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£241One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSwindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 April
Great Western Railway
10:110h59
Swindon station (SWI)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
0 changes

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Train times from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Fastest Journey

59 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

97 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Swindon station (SWI) 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.

Great Western Railway
10:110h59
Swindon station (SWI)
11:10Cardiff Central (CDF)
£241One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

distanceDistance60 miles
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) cover the 60 miles long route taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Swindon and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF)

Great Western Rail and CrossCountry will get you from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Swindon station (SWI) 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 Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is £26; 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 Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 55 min   for the 60 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Swindon station (SWI) and Cardiff Central (CDF) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 08: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) leaves at 15: 40.
There are 25 trains a day from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) train with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Cardiff Central (CDF) from Swindon station (SWI) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Swindon, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 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 to travel from Swindon station (SWI) to Cardiff Central (CDF) by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Swindon station (SWI) and Cardiff Central (CDF) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Swindon

Distance from Swindon to city center
Distance from Swindon to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Drop off Station Approach / Pick Up Front of the station (Small Ops both drop/pick up on Station Approach)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: WHSmith
Dining
Dining
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step Free Category A Station - This station has step free access to all platforms via subway and the lifts via the main entrance subway | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible public telephones: Accessible low-level Pay Phone is available at the station main concourse. Please request staff assistance if you need to | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available. Please request staff assistance. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Accessible ticket machines are located at the station entrance by the ticket office. | 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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