There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Ludlow by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Ludlow

$30 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Ludlow 80.9 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Ludlow is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Ludlow is to train which costs £24 - £40 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Ludlow. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Ludlow is 65 miles. The road distance is 80.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Ludlow without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £24 - £40.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Ludlow takes 1 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Ludlow train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Ludlow train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Ludlow station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Ludlow.
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  • Distance: 64.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Ludlow, England?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Ludlow hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75

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