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Gatwick Airport to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey3hr 7m
Trains per day69
Avg. journey time3hr 52m
Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff?
Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 62 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport 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 80 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff?
The Gatwick Airport to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Gatwick Airport to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:41 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:35, and the last at 23:51.
What's the Gatwick Airport to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff are $12.99.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $50. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport to Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Gatwick Airport to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western 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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