Duration 4h 23m
Distance 203.6 miles
Average price £160
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chorley and Cardiff takes 4h 23m and the fastest train takes 3h 59m. There is a train service every few hours from Chorley to Cardiff. 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. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Cardiff
5h 10m
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£85 - £236

Chorley to Cardiff train times

Trains run hourly between Chorley and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 12:38 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chorley is at 19:38 which arrives into Cardiff at 00:15. All services require a transfer at Manchester Piccadilly and take an average of 4h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chorley to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Chorley and arriving at Cardiff Central via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Chorley and Cardiff is 153 miles. The road distance is 203.6 miles.

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Chorley to Cardiff train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Chorley to Cardiff train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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What companies run services between Chorley and Cardiff?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 45m. CrossCountry also services this route 6 times a week.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£80 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170

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