Duration 3h 25m
Distance 167.2 miles
Average price £78
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Gatwick Airport takes 3h 25m and the fastest train takes 2h 57m. There is a train service every few hours from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 3h 14m

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Reading
  3. Gatwick Airport
3h 14m
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£66 - £121

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Gatwick Airport is 133 miles. The road distance is 167.2 miles.

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Cardiff to Gatwick Airport train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Gatwick Airport train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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You can take a train from Cardiff to Gatwick Airport via Reading in around 3h 14m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £85

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