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Cardiff to Bridgwater by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 44m
  • Distance
    40 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Bridgwater by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Bridgwater take around 1 hour and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 40 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Bridgwater.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Bridgwater?

Journeys between Cardiff and Bridgwater 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 16 departures on the route from Cardiff to Bridgwater 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 30 departures.

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

The Cardiff to Bridgwater train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bridgwater is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:59 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:11.

When to book Cardiff to Bridgwater 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 Cardiff to Bridgwater by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Bridgwater?

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

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