Trains from Coventry to Cardiff

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Coventry to Cardiff train information

Coventry Cardiff train map

Train duration 2h47m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Coventry, England
Distance 96 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £21.50
Average train price £36.00

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Coventry in England to Cardiff in Wales are provided by Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

There are 96 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Coventry to Cardiff is approximately 2h47m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Cardiff from Coventry, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £21.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Coventry to Cardiff train tickets

from £21.50 MORE 2h45m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.00 MORE 4h17m

Coventry - Cardiff prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Coventry to Cardiff by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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

Coventry - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£61

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£62

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Buying your train ticket in advance is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. Yet, as you can notice in the chart above, the cost of train tickets Coventry to Cardiff tend to remain approximately the same and cost £61.

Best prices for Coventry to Cardiff trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£21.50 04/10/2019 08:47 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£21.50 04/10/2019 12:47 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£23.55 04/10/2019 07:49 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£23.55 04/10/2019 13:47 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£24.90 04/10/2019 12:42 Virgin Trains 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£31.20 04/10/2019 13:42 Virgin Trains 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£31.20 04/10/2019 18:27 Cross Country 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£31.20 04/10/2019 12:02 Virgin Trains 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£31.20 04/10/2019 13:02 Virgin Trains 25 days ago
Coventry
Cardiff
Central
£31.20 04/10/2019 08:42 Virgin Trains 25 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Coventry Cardiff train

Discount Coventry - Cardiff train tickets

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 Coventry Cardiff train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Coventry 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 Coventry Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £35.01)(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/£35.01 = 2.51. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 3 trips from Coventry to Cardiff (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Coventry to Cardiff train £35.01 £23.34 £11.67 2.52

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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