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Duration 8h 45m
Distance 406.3 miles
Average price £250
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dunfermline and Cardiff takes 8h 45m and the fastest train takes 6h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Dunfermline 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. Haymarket
  2. Crewe
  3. Cardiff
7h 56m
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£159 - £415

Dunfermline to Cardiff train times

Trains run every four hours between Dunfermline and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 18:15 in the evening, and the last departure from Dunfermline is at 23:53 which arrives into Cardiff at 12:53. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunfermline to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Dunfermline Town and arriving at Cardiff Central via Haymarket and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between Dunfermline and Cardiff is 319 miles. The road distance is 406.3 miles.

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Dunfermline to Cardiff train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Haymarket station.

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

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