Trains from Cardiff to Hull

Cardiff to Hull train information

Cardiff Hull train map

Train duration 5h24m
Arrival Hull, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 197 Miles

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Cardiff in Wales to Hull in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Hull from Cardiff. The average train duration between Cardiff to Hull is 5h24m to travel the 197 miles.

Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Cardiff to Hull train tickets

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cardiff - Hull: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Cardiff to Hull will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £60 whereas when buying your ticket 7 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £106 for your journey. Thus, you can save 43% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than 7 days in advance.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Cardiff to Hull trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Hull by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Hull to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cardiff - Hull train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Cardiff Hull train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Cardiff to Hull cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Hull to Cardiff, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Hull train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare