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Cardiff to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey2hr 54m
Trains per day54
Avg. journey time3hr 57m
Travelling from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Cardiff and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport?
The Cardiff to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 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 23:07.
What's the Cardiff to Gatwick Airport train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport are $24.36.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $45 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $51. 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 Cardiff to Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- 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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