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Cardiff to Dundee by train
Fastest journey7hr 32m
Trains per day31
Avg. journey time9hr 10m
Travelling from Cardiff to Dundee by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Dundee take around 7 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 556 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Dundee.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Dundee?
Journeys between Cardiff and Dundee usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Cardiff to Dundee 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 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Dundee?
The Cardiff to Dundee train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Dundee train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Dundee is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:15.
When to book Cardiff to Dundee 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 Dundee by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Dundee?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Dundee, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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