Cardiff to Chichester by train

  • First train
    04:31
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 35m
  • Distance
    181 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Chichester by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Chichester take around 3 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 181 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Chichester.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Chichester?

Journeys between Cardiff and Chichester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Cardiff to Chichester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Chichester?

The Cardiff to Chichester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cardiff to Chichester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Chichester is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:31, and the last at 22:28.

When to book Cardiff to Chichester 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 Cardiff to Chichester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Chichester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Chichester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.