There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Cardiff in Wales to London in England as well as the rail company for this route.
Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to London from Cardiff. The average journey time from Cardiff to London is 2h16m to cover the 132 miles.
Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Cardiff to London tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £18 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £44 for your trip. Thus, you will save 59% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.
The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Cardiff London train ticket.
If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.
For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cardiff London ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from London to Cardiff (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.
(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 London 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
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