Duration 3h 12m
Distance 151.4 miles
Average price £85
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Plymouth and Wales takes 3h 12m and the fastest train takes 2h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Plymouth to Wales. 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 via Bristol

  1. Plymouth
  2. Bristol Parkway
  3. Cardiff
3h 9m
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£63 - £138

Plymouth to Wales train times

Trains run hourly between Plymouth and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 05:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Plymouth is at 18:27 which arrives into Cardiff at 21:36. All services require a transfer at Bristol Parkway and take an average of 3h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Plymouth to Wales? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Plymouth and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Wales is 135 miles. The road distance is 151.4 miles.

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Plymouth to Wales train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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

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What companies run services between Plymouth and Wales?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Cardiff via Bristol Parkway in around 3h 9m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Once a week
Estimated price
£55 - £100

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