Duration 6h 58m
Distance 284.8 miles
Average price £210
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Middlesbrough takes 6h 58m and the fastest train takes 5h 36m. The train service runs several times per day from Cardiff to Middlesbrough. 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

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Middlesbrough
5h 57m
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£141 - £397

Cardiff to Middlesbrough train times

Trains run every two hours between Cardiff and Middlesbrough. The earliest departure is at 06:39 in the morning, and the last departure from Cardiff is at 21:45 which arrives into Middlesbrough at 09:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 58m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Middlesbrough. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Middlesbrough via Birmingham New Street and Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Middlesbrough is 230 miles. The road distance is 284.8 miles.

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Cardiff to Middlesbrough train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Middlesbrough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Darlington station.

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You can take a train from Cardiff to Middlesbrough via Birmingham New Street and Darlington in around 5h 57m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220

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