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Hull to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey4hr 48m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time6hr 2m
Travelling from Hull to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Hull to Cardiff take around 4 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 317 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hull and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Hull to Cardiff?
Journeys between Hull and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Hull to Cardiff 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 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Hull to Cardiff?
The Hull to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Hull to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Hull around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hull around 05:20, and the last at 22:30.
When to book Hull 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 Hull to Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Hull and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Hull to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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