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Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central

£51 - £71

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Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Highcliffe 123.5 miles

£19 - £28

Cardiff to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Cardiff and Highcliffe is around 4h 8m and covers a distance of around 137 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by First Great Western Service and South Western Railway, the Cardiff to Highcliffe train service departs from Cardiff Central and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 94 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 8m
Fastest train time:
3h 25m
Train distance:
137 miles
Trains per week:
94
Cheapest price:
£51
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:29
Last train departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cardiff to Highcliffe train schedules

Trains departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Cardiff → Highcliffe
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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Highcliffe is 82 miles. The road distance is 123.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Highcliffe is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Cardiff to Highcliffe.

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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central hourly. Tickets cost £40 - £55 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95

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