Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Cardiff (East Wales) to Stafford (West Midlands England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
The journey time to go to Stafford from Cardiff may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 102 miles between the two cities.
Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Stafford 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Stafford by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Stafford to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Cardiff Stafford train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
Why should I buy a railcard?
When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several journeys. But is it really profitable when travelling from Cardiff to Stafford? Use your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Cardiff Stafford ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Cardiff to Stafford (one way trip).
What is the cost of a railcard?
Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail 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 Stafford 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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