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Newquay to Cardiff by train

  • First train
    09:23
  • Last train
    21:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 56m
  • Distance
    178 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newquay to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Newquay to Cardiff take around 4 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 178 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newquay and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Newquay to Cardiff?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Newquay 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 15 departures.

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

The Newquay to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Newquay around 09:20 and the last train is around 21:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newquay around 07:47, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Newquay 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 Newquay to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newquay and Cardiff?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cardiff to Newquay by train

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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.