Trains from Northampton to Cardiff

Northampton to Cardiff train information

Northampton Cardiff train map

Train duration 3h24m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Northampton, England
Distance 111 Miles
Lowest train price from £83.50
Average train price £84.00

Which operators can I use?

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 Northampton in England to Cardiff in Wales as well as the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

There are 111 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Northampton to Cardiff is normally 3h24m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Cardiff from Northampton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £83.50 one way.

Best prices for Northampton to Cardiff train tickets

from £83.50 MORE 3h24m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.98 MORE 8h05m

Northampton - Cardiff prices calendar

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

Northampton - 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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Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Northampton to Cardiff in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £33 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 20% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Northampton to Cardiff trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 10:10 1 month ago
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 10:40 1 month ago
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 11:10 1 month ago
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 11:40 1 month ago
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 08:10 1 month ago
Northampton
Cardiff
Central
£83.50 19/10/2024 09:10 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Northampton - Cardiff train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Northampton Cardiff train ticket.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity 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 buy after that, you will save money.

    For instance, train tickets from Northampton to Cardiff cost on average £83.50 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £83.50 (£88/£83.50 = 1.05), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Cardiff to Northampton, the card will have paid for itself.

  • 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 an entire year.

(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
Northampton to Cardiff train £83.50 £55.67 £27.83 1.06

(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