Trains from Cheltenham to Cardiff

Cheltenham to Cardiff train information

Cheltenham Cardiff train map

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Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Cheltenham, England
Distance 55 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Cheltenham (South West England) to Cardiff (East Wales). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
  • The journey time to go to Cardiff from Cheltenham may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 55 miles between the two cities.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Cheltenham to Cardiff train tickets

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Cheltenham - Cardiff prices calendar

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Best prices for Cheltenham to Cardiff trains

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

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Discount Cheltenham - Cardiff train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Cheltenham Cardiff 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Cheltenham to Cardiff? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Cheltenham Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Cheltenham to Cardiff (one way journey).

  • 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
Cheltenham to Cardiff 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