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Duration 22h 43m
Distance 642.9 miles
Average price £350
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Wick takes 22h 43m and the fastest train takes 17h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Cardiff to Wick. 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. Crewe
  3. Haymarket
  4. Inverness
  5. Wick
16h 30m
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£212 - £701

Cardiff to Wick train times

Trains run twice daily between Cardiff and Wick. The earliest departure is at 05:37 in the morning, and the last departure from Cardiff is at 13:55 which arrives into Wick at 22:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 22h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Wick. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Wick via Crewe, Haymarket and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 30m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Wick is 484 miles. The road distance is 642.9 miles.

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

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Cardiff to Wick train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Wick station.

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