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Cambridge to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey3hr 50m
Trains per day80
Avg. journey time5hr 22m
Travelling from Cambridge to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 241 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Cardiff?
Journeys between Cambridge and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 88 departures on the route from Cambridge to Cardiff every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Cardiff?
The Cambridge to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Cambridge to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cambridge to Cardiff are $45.09.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $45 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $56. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cambridge to Cardiff train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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