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Duration 7h 25m
Distance 222 miles
Average price £180
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Cardiff takes 7h 25m and the fastest train takes 7h 24m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Calais to Cardiff. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Calais Frethun
  2. London Paddington
  3. Cardiff
4h 37m
£115 - £379

Calais to Cardiff train times

Trains run twice a week between Calais and Cardiff. The service departs Calais at 12:11 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cardiff at 18:36. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Cardiff Central via Calais Frethun, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Calais and Cardiff is 222 miles.

Calais to Cardiff train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Calais Frethun station.

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Calais to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 12:13 PM in Calais and 11:13 AM in Cardiff.

There are 678+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at £75 per night.

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