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Overview: Train from Telford to Cardiff

distanceDistance88 miles (142 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales

Trains from Telford to Cardiff cover the 88 miles (142 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Telford Central and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Telford to Cardiff

For as little as £14 you can travel by train between Telford and Cardiff with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Cardiff from Telford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Telford and Cardiff online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Telford and Cardiff as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Telford and Cardiff start at £67 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 88 miles (142 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Cardiff from Telford. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Telford to Cardiff CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Telford to Cardiff train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 26 min
  • Average Price: £67
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Telford 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 Telford to Cardiff.
You can find a cheap train from Telford to Cardiff for some dates and times for as low as £14  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Telford to Cardiff train prices are on average £35  one way.
The Telford to Cardiff train distance is approximately 88 miles (142 km).
The train time from Telford to Cardiff is on average 2 h 51 min  for the 88 miles (142 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Telford and Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Telford Central   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Telford Central and travel around 0.5 miles (752 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Cardiff.

For the best Telford to Cardiff train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Telford to Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Telford to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Telford to Cardiff, the first train leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night trains from Telford to Cardiff, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 52. Omio shows you the latest train from Telford to Cardiff schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you book a train ticket between Telford and Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £35 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Cardiff from Telford are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Telford is Telford Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Telford Central for your trip from Telford to Cardiff.

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