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Cardiff to Worcester by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    104 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Worcester by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Worcester take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 104 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Worcester.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Worcester?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Cardiff to Worcester 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 47 departures.

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

The Cardiff to Worcester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Worcester is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:08 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 00:30.

When to book Cardiff to Worcester 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 Worcester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Worcester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Worcester, 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
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Worcester to Cardiff 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.