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Duration 3h 36m
Distance 101.9 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3h 36m and the fastest train takes 2h 56m. There is a train service every few hours from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon. 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. Cardiff Central
  2. Birmingham Moor Street
  3. Stratford-upon-Avon
3h 28m
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£63 - £176

Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon train times

Trains run hourly between Cardiff and Stratford-upon-Avon. The earliest departure is at 18:45 in the evening, and the last departure from Cardiff is at 21:45 which arrives into Stratford-upon-Avon at 06:46. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 3h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Stratford-upon-Avon is 80 miles. The road distance is 101.9 miles.

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Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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