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Duration 2h 51m
Distance 159.6 miles
Average price £101
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Croydon and Cardiff takes 2h 51m and the fastest train takes 2h 28m. There is an hourly train service from Croydon 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.


  1. London Paddington
  2. Cardiff
2h 51m
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£57 - £133

Croydon to Cardiff train times

Trains run hourly between Croydon and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 06:53 in the morning, and the last departure from Croydon is at 23:45 which arrives into Cardiff at 08:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Cardiff Central via Victoria station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Croydon and Cardiff is 134 miles. The road distance is 159.6 miles.

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Croydon to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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Croydon to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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There are 706+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Croydon and Cardiff?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £120 and the journey takes 1h 48m.
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