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Train Information between Watford and Cardiff

distanceDistance120 miles (193 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 50 min
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Watford to Cardiff cover the 120 miles (193 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Watford 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 Watford to Cardiff.
How far is it from Watford to Cardiff by train?
The Watford to Cardiff train distance is approximately 120 miles (193 km).
How long is the train journey from Watford to Cardiff?
On average the train from Watford to Cardiff duration is 3 h 50 min  for the 120 miles (193 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Watford to Cardiff train leave from? Which Cardiff train station do I come into from Watford?

There are a few train stations in Watford to start your journey from including Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North. In Cardiff you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

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

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Watford Junction and need to travel around 0.4 miles (709 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cardiff most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there between Watford and Cardiff a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Watford to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Watford Junction is the most popular Watford 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 Watford for your journey to Cardiff.