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Loughborough to Cardiff by train

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    199 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Loughborough to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Loughborough to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Loughborough and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Loughborough to Cardiff?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Loughborough 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 39 departures.

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

The Loughborough to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Loughborough around 05:51 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Loughborough around 06:42, and the last at 00:10.

When to book Loughborough 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 Loughborough to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Loughborough and Cardiff?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cardiff to Loughborough by train

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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.