Cardiff to Newark by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    21:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 57m
  • Distance
    241 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 44m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Newark by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Newark take around 3 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 241 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Newark.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Newark?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Cardiff to Newark 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 32 departures.

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

The Cardiff to Newark train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newark is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:56, and the last at 21:18.

When to book Cardiff to Newark 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 Newark by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Newark?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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.