Trains from Dundee to Cardiff

Dundee to Cardiff train information

Dundee Cardiff train map

Train duration 8h38m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Dundee, Scotland
Distance 347 Miles
Train operators ScotRail, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £66.50
Average train price £101.00
  • The trip between Dundee, located in Scotland and Cardiff, situated in Wales is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: ScotRail, Cross Country.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 8h38m by train covering a distance of 347 miles to get to Cardiff from Dundee. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 180 days is £66.50 one way.

Best prices for Dundee to Cardiff train tickets

from £66.50 MORE 8h29m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £29.20 MORE 13h28m
Flight
from £121.53 MORE 19h09m

Dundee - Cardiff prices calendar

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Best prices for Dundee to Cardiff trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£66.50 02/05/2020 11:28 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£78.80 02/05/2020 12:11 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£79.40 02/05/2020 09:33 Cross Country 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£80.90 02/05/2020 07:09 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 02/05/2020 10:31 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£83.80 18/06/2020 11:09 2 months ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£85.80 02/05/2020 08:29 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£94.80 18/06/2020 09:33 Cross Country 2 months ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£103.30 18/06/2020 23:09 2 months ago
Dundee
Cardiff
Central
£103.30 18/06/2020 23:09 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Dundee Cardiff train

Discount Dundee - Cardiff train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Dundee Cardiff train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Dundee to Cardiff? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average fare for a Dundee Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £100.36)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£100.36 = 0.88. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 1 trips from Dundee to Cardiff (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
Dundee to Cardiff train £100.36 £66.91 £33.45 0.88

(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