Trains from Middlesbrough to Cardiff

Middlesbrough to Cardiff train information

Middlesbrough Cardiff train map

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Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Middlesbrough, England
Distance 229 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Middlesbrough (North East England) to Cardiff (East Wales). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • The train duration to get to Cardiff from Middlesbrough will change depending if the train is direct or with stops. There are 229 miles between the 2 cities.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Middlesbrough to Cardiff train tickets

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Coach
from £11.83 MORE 9h03m
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from £100.80 MORE 15h45m

Middlesbrough - Cardiff prices calendar

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Middlesbrough - 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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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to purchase your train tickets Middlesbrough to Cardiff. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Middlesbrough to Cardiff in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £142 when purchasing your ticket on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £158 if you get your seat 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is on the day you're travelling as it is 10% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Middlesbrough to Cardiff trains

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

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Discount Middlesbrough - Cardiff train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Middlesbrough Cardiff train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Middlesbrough to Cardiff cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Cardiff to Middlesbrough, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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
Middlesbrough 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