Trains Heathrow to Cardiff: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Heathrow to Cardiff cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Heathrow to Cardiff cost 430.43 RM. On average, you can expect to spend around 857.49 RM for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Heathrow to Cardiff.

Heathrow to Cardiff by train

Best price 430.43 RM
Journey duration 49 min
Connections per day 113
First departure 12:43
Last departure 21:24
Distance 189 km
Departure Heathrow
Arrival Cardiff
Carriers Nationalrail, Great Western Railway, Arriva trains wales, South Western Railway, Crossrail, Heathrow express, TfL Rail, Transport For Wales

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430.43 RM
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Heathrow - Cardiff


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How long does the journey from Heathrow to Cardiff take by train?

The journey between Heathrow and Cardiff runs for about 189 km and usually takes approximately 49 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 min. If you are trying to get from Heathrow to Cardiff as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Heathrow to Cardiff?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Heathrow to Cardiff, which usually leaves at 12:43. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:24. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Heathrow to Cardiff by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Heathrow from the following stations: Heathrow Airport T123, Heathrow Airport T4, Hayes & Harlington, Bridgend, Cardiff Central, Reading, London Paddington, Pye Corner Railway Station, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport and Newport (South Wales). Arriving at Cardiff, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: London Paddington, Hayes & Harlington, Heathrow Airport T123, Reading, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, Cardiff Central, Bridgend, Pye Corner Railway Station, Newport (South Wales) and Ascot. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Cardiff.

How many times a day do journeys run from Heathrow to Cardiff?

The route from Heathrow to Cardiff is served by providers including Nationalrail, Great Western Railway, Arriva trains wales, South Western Railway, Crossrail, Heathrow express, TfL Rail and Transport For Wales. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 169 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Heathrow 113 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Heathrow to Cardiff, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 113 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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