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Cardiff to Hull by train
Fastest journey4hr 53m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time6hr 19m
Travelling from Cardiff to Hull by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Hull take around 4 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 317 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Hull.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Hull?
Journeys between Cardiff and Hull usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Cardiff to Hull 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Hull?
The Cardiff to Hull train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Hull train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Hull is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:12.
When to book Cardiff to Hull 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 Hull by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Hull?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Hull, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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