There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe by train or car
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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.
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Cardiff to Highcliffe train schedules
Trains departing Monday, August 2, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 34m.
The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 34m.
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.
The distance between Cardiff and Highcliffe is 82 miles. The road distance is 123.5 miles.
The best way to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £50 - £75.
It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Cardiff to Highcliffe, including transfers.
Cardiff to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Cardiff Central station.
Cardiff to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Southampton Central station.
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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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 from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 36m
- Estimated price
- £40 - £55
- First Great Western Service
- Anytime Day
- £40 - £55
- Anytime Day 1st Class
- £70 - £95
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