Eastleigh to Cardiff by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 25m
  • Distance
    138 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Eastleigh to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Eastleigh to Cardiff take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 138 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Eastleigh and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Eastleigh to Cardiff?

Journeys between Eastleigh and Cardiff usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Eastleigh 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 25 departures.

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

The Eastleigh to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Eastleigh around 06:12 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Eastleigh around 06:13, and the last at 23:11.

When to book Eastleigh 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 Eastleigh to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Eastleigh and Cardiff?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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.