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 Colchester in England to Cardiff in Wales as well as the train operator for this journey.
There are 177 miles from Colchester to Cardiff. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Cardiff from Colchester, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
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 Colchester to Cardiff 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 Colchester to Cardiff tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £42 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £84 for your trip. Thus, you will save 50% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days 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 Colchester and Cardiff by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Cardiff to Colchester 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 Colchester 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Colchester Cardiff 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 Colchester to Cardiff (one way trip).
(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|
|Colchester 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
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