Caldicot to Cardiff train

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Caldicot - Cardiff Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

10 trains operate daily from Caldicot to Cardiff. The train trip from Caldicot to Cardiff is usually about 32 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Transport For Wales train can get you there in as little as 28 minutes.

Distance20 mi (32 km)
Fastest train0h 28m
Lowest price€13.14
Trains per day10
Most frequent serviceTransport For Wales
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Caldicot to Cardiff?

2 train services operate from Caldicot to Cardiff. Transport For Wales usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CrossCountry20h 30m€13.14
Transport For Wales80h 33m€13.14
  • CrossCountry operates an extensive rail network in the U.K., centered in Birmingham. In standard class, passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms. Trains also contain a small café or a trolley that passes through the carriages. An upgrade to first-class gives passengers more legroom and complimentary food. The journey from Caldicot to Cardiff usually takes about 0 hours and 30 minutes on a CrossCountry train. There are 2 trips on this route every day, and 0 daily trips on weekends.

  • Transport for Wales is a trusted provider of passenger rail travel in Wales and the border region with England. Popular trips include Chester to Church Stretton, Caldicot to Cardiff Central station, and Manchester to London. Passengers onboard can enjoy complimentary WiFi and various options for onboard meals, from either a café car or at-seat trolley service for snacks, sodas, and hot drinks.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Caldicot and Cardiff is approximately 20 miles, or 32 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Cardiff.

Trains from Caldicot to Cardiff are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Caldicot at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 10 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Caldicot to Cardiff.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cardiff to Caldicot.

City Information


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Cardiff is the capital of Wales, as well as its largest city. Although the city was initially founded as a Roman fort, Cardiff has glided effortlessly into the 21st century, offering tourists a diverse mix of old and new.

Looking to explore the city's history? Cardiff Castle at the heart of the city makes for an exciting day out, where visitors can learn about the fascinating 2,000 years of history that the castle represents.

If the castle gets you in the mood to explore more history, the St Fagans National Museum of History will surely satisfy your historical appetite. As one of Europe's leading open-air museums, the museum offers historical attractions that detail history back to the Celtic era.

For those seeking a more modern experience, Cardiff boasts a fantastic selection of shops and cafes, with Cardiff Central Market as the top choice for retail therapy.

Cardiff has excellent transport links, making it an easy place to visit no matter where you're coming from. Cardiff Airport provides access for visitors traveling from off the island, while high-speed rail services make access to and from London simple. Cardiff Central Station also offers direct routes from Bristol, Bath, Manchester, Nottingham, as well as other main cities and towns.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Caldicot?

Main departure station: Caldicot Station

There is one train station in Caldicot.

All train stations in Caldicot:

  • Caldicot Station

Where is the train station in Cardiff?

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Main arrival station: Cardiff Central

Cardiff Central Station is the largest and busiest rail terminal in Wales and one of two primary train stations in Cardiff. A registered historic building, it first opened in 1850 but is known for its art deco concourse and north entrance, both added in the 1930s. Most facilities are in the main concourse, including ATMs, food outlets, and a newsagent. Transport for Wales operates services to south, central, and north Wales, while Cross Country runs hourly services to Gloucester, Birmingham, and Derby. Great Western operates the route to London Paddington via Bristol Parkway.

Train stations in Cardiff:

  • Cardiff Central

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