Grantham to Cardiff by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 3m
  • Distance
    235 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Grantham to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Cardiff take around 4 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 235 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Cardiff?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Grantham 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 48 departures.

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

The Grantham to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 06:39, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Cardiff?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • 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.