Edwardsville to Cardiff train

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Edwardsville - Cardiff Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 9 daily trains from Edwardsville to Cardiff. Traveling by train from Edwardsville to Cardiff usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but the fastest Transport For Wales train can make the trip in 34 minutes.

Distance14 mi (22 km)
Fastest train0h 34m
Lowest price$6.35
Trains per day10
Most frequent serviceTransport For Wales
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Edwardsville to Cardiff?

Transport For Wales is the one and only train line which connects Edwardsville to Cardiff. However, there are 9 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Transport For Wales91h 10m$6.44
  • Transport For Wales

    Transport For Wales

    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

Is it safe to travel by train from Edwardsville to Cardiff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Edwardsville to Cardiff?

The distance between Edwardsville and Cardiff is approximately 14 miles, or 22 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 34 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Cardiff.

When are trains the most crowded?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Edwardsville to Cardiff. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Edwardsville at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Edwardsville to Cardiff?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Cardiff. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

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 Edwardsville?

Main departure station: Quakers Yard Train Station

There is one train station in Edwardsville.

All train stations in Edwardsville:

  • Quakers Yard Train 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.

All train stations in Cardiff:

  • Cardiff Central

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