Trains from York to Cardiff

York to Cardiff train information

York Cardiff train map

Train duration 4h29m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure York, England
Distance 192 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £149.70
Average train price £154.00

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting York, which is in England and Cardiff, located in Wales is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

There are 192 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from York to Cardiff is approximately 4h29m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Cardiff from York, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

How much does it costs?

We found tickets from £149.70 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for York to Cardiff train tickets

from £149.70 MORE 4h29m

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Best prices for York to Cardiff trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£149.70 17/04/2024 09:44 Cross Country 1 month ago
£149.70 17/04/2024 10:43 Cross Country 1 month ago
£161.80 17/04/2024 08:44 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount York - Cardiff train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want 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 make great savings for your York Cardiff train ticket.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a York Cardiff ticket is £153.73 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £153.73: £88/£153.73 = 0.57. You will need to make on average 1 trips from Cardiff to York (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train 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
York to Cardiff train £153.73 £102.49 £51.24 0.57

(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