Duration 3h 33m
Distance 94.8 miles
Average price £80
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Newtown takes 3h 33m and the fastest train takes 2h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Cardiff to Newtown. 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 46m

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Newtown
3h 46m
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£65 - £92

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Newtown. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Newtown (Powys) via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Newtown is 72 miles. The road distance is 94.8 miles.

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Cardiff to Newtown train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Newtown train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Newtown (Powys) station.

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You can take a train from Cardiff to Newtown via Shrewsbury in around 3h 46m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £75

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