Rhyl to Cardiff by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    207 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rhyl to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Rhyl to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 207 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rhyl and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Rhyl to Cardiff?

Direct trains from Rhyl to Cardiff have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Rhyl to Cardiff every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Rhyl to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Rhyl around 05:30 and the last train is around 17:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rhyl around 05:31, and the last at 17:54.

When to book Rhyl 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 Rhyl to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rhyl and Cardiff?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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.