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Trains to Cardiff Central

Visiting Cardiff Central

Cardiff Central train station lies south-west of Cardiff Queen Street station and north of Cardiff Bay station. It’s a 6-minute walk from the city centre. The Principality Stadium events venue is a 4-minute walk away, while Cardiff Castle is 10 minutes on foot. There are trains to Portsmouth Harbour once an hour, to Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil every half hour.

Cardiff Central Live Departures & Arrivals

Trains from Cardiff Central

Last updated
Due Destination
Delayed 7m
20:26 Exp 20:33
- Great Western Railway
London Paddington
On Time
20:30
- Great Western Railway
Portsmouth Harbour
On Time
20:31
- Transport for Wales
Rhymney
On Time
20:31
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
20:34
- Transport for Wales
Ebbw Vale Town
On Time
20:36
- Transport for Wales
Radyr via Ninian Park
On Time
20:41
- Transport for Wales
Bridgend via Rhoose Cardiff Int Airport
On Time
20:41
- Transport for Wales
Aberdare
On Time
20:51
- Transport for Wales
Coryton
On Time
20:54
- Great Western Railway
Swansea
On Time
21:00
- Great Western Railway
Westbury
On Time
21:01
- Transport for Wales
Ystrad Mynach
On Time
21:05
- CrossCountry
Birmingham New Street
On Time
21:06
- Transport for Wales
Treherbert
On Time
21:06
- Transport for Wales
Milford Haven
On Time
21:06
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
21:10
- Transport for Wales
Maesteg
On Time
21:10
- Transport for Wales
Barry Island
On Time
21:12
- Transport for Wales
Cheltenham Spa
On Time
21:17
- Transport for Wales
Chester via Shrewsbury
On Time
21:24
- Great Western Railway
Swansea
On Time
21:26
- Great Western Railway
London Paddington
On Time
21:27
- Transport for Wales
Merthyr Tydfil
On Time
21:30
- Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads
On Time
21:31
- Transport for Wales
Rhymney
On Time
21:31
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
21:34
- Transport for Wales
Ebbw Vale Town
On Time
21:36
- Transport for Wales
Radyr via Ninian Park
On Time
21:41
- Transport for Wales
Bridgend via Rhoose Cardiff Int Airport
On Time
21:41
- Transport for Wales
Aberdare
On Time
21:50
- CrossCountry
Birmingham New Street
On Time
21:55
- Transport for Wales
Crewe via Shrewsbury
On Time
21:56
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
22:01
- Transport for Wales
Caerphilly
On Time
22:06
- Transport for Wales
Treherbert
On Time
22:10
- Transport for Wales
Barry Island
On Time
22:16
- Transport for Wales
Carmarthen
On Time
22:21
- Transport for Wales
Coryton
On Time
22:26
- Transport for Wales
Merthyr Tydfil
On Time
22:28
- Great Western Railway
Swansea

Trains to Cardiff Central

Last updated XX_ARRIVALS_LAST_UPDATED_XX
Due Origin
Delayed 7m
20:22 Exp 20:32
- Great Western Railway
Swansea
On Time
20:31
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
20:34
- Transport for Wales
Coryton
Early
20:37 Exp 20:31
- Transport for Wales
Ebbw Vale Town
On Time
20:39
- Transport for Wales
Merthyr Tydfil
On Time
20:39
- Transport for Wales
Bridgend
Delayed 3m
20:45 Exp 20:48
- Transport for Wales
Carmarthen
On Time
20:46
- Transport for Wales
Caerphilly
Delayed 13m
20:47 Exp 21:00
- Great Western Railway
Portsmouth Harbour
On Time
20:51
- Great Western Railway
London Paddington
On Time
20:52
- Transport for Wales
Treherbert
On Time
20:57
- Transport for Wales
Aberdare
On Time
20:58
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
20:59
- Transport for Wales
Rhymney
Delayed 14m
21:03 Exp 21:17
- CrossCountry
Manchester Piccadilly
On Time
21:03
- Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly
On Time
21:08
- Transport for Wales
Maesteg
On Time
21:10
- Transport for Wales
Cheltenham Spa
On Time
21:17
- Great Western Railway
London Paddington
On Time
21:20
- Transport for Wales
Radyr
On Time
21:22
- Great Western Railway
Swansea
On Time
21:22
- Transport for Wales
Treherbert
On Time
21:24
- Transport for Wales
Barry Island
On Time
21:27
- Transport for Wales
Aberdare
On Time
21:28
- CrossCountry
Nottingham
On Time
21:34
- Transport for Wales
Coryton
On Time
21:35
- Transport for Wales
Holyhead
On Time
21:36
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
On Time
21:39
- Transport for Wales
Merthyr Tydfil
On Time
21:39
- Transport for Wales
Bridgend
On Time
21:43
- Transport for Wales
Ebbw Vale Town
On Time
21:44
- Great Western Railway
Portsmouth Harbour
On Time
21:48
- Transport for Wales
Rhymney
On Time
21:54
- Transport for Wales
Aberdare
On Time
21:59
- Transport for Wales
Penarth
Delayed 3m
22:03 Exp 22:06
- Transport for Wales
Milford Haven
On Time
22:09
- Transport for Wales
Ystrad Mynach
On Time
22:10
- Transport for Wales
Maesteg
On Time
22:15
- Transport for Wales
Manchester Piccadilly
On Time
22:20
- Transport for Wales
Radyr
On Time
22:22
- Transport for Wales
Treherbert
On Time
22:24
- Transport for Wales
Barry Island
On Time
22:24
- Great Western Railway
London Paddington
Data sourced from Network Rail, National Rail Enquiries, Transport for London.

Cardiff Central Station Map

Facilities & Services at Cardiff Central

Cardiff Central is a station in South Glamorgan operated by Arriva Trains Wales. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. There's a newsagent as well as a mini supermarket. All platforms are step free accessible. There's at least one cashpoint. The station is staffed full time. There is a car park with 402 spaces available at this station. There are 90 spaces to lock up your bike as well. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday: 05:45 - 21:30, Tuesday: 05:45 - 21:30, Wednesday: 05:45 - 21:30, Thursday: 05:45 - 21:30, Friday: 05:45 - 21:30, Saturday: 05:45 - 21:30, Sunday: 08:00 - 21:30.

Address
Cardiff Central Station, Central Square, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1EP
Operator
Arriva Trains Wales
Staffing Level
Full time
CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Systems
Departure Screens, Announcements, Arrival Screens
Ticket Office
Location:

At the Penarth Road entrance and on the concourse.

Opening Hours
Monday: 05:45 - 21:30
Tuesday: 05:45 - 21:30
Wednesday: 05:45 - 21:30
Thursday: 05:45 - 21:30
Friday: 05:45 - 21:30
Saturday: 05:45 - 21:30
Sunday: 08:00 - 21:30
Ticket Machines
Yes
Prepurchase Collection
Yes
Smartcards
Issued
No
Validators
No
Customer Services
Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at www.tfwrail.wales
Left Luggage
Yes
For more information visit Left Baggage
Lost Property
First Class Lounge

Located

Platform 1

Tickets Accepted

All First Class

Facilities

A comfortable modern lounge, screens with updated train information

Refreshments

Complimentary refreshments and a dedicated customer host ready to serve you.

Wi-Fi

Available

Showers

None

Monday - Friday: 06:00 - 18:30
Saturday: Unavailable
Sunday: Unavailable
Seated Area
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Yes
On platforms 1/2, 3/4, 6/7 and 8
Trolleys
No
Refreshment facilities
Yes
Cold drinks vending machine Hot drinks vending machine Food vending machine Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
Toilets
Yes
The toilets are located on Platforms 1 to 8. The National Key toilets are located In the East Subway near the lifts; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key and are only available during staffing hours.
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Showers
No
Pay phones
Yes
Cards and Coins
Public Wi-Fi
Yes
Web Kiosk
No
Postbox
Yes

At the Penarth Road entrance and also in the main concourse.

Tourist Information Office
No
ATM Machine
Yes
Located outside main entrance
Bureau de Change
No
Shops
Yes
News agent Convenience store
Helpline
03333 211202
Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00
Step Free Access
Whole Station

Platforms 1 - 8 can be accessed by the lifts in the corridor next to the tobacconist/convenience shop.

Platform 0 can be accessed by the lift in the main concourse.

Customer Help Points
No
Staff Help

0400 - 0100 Mon-Fri 0400 - 0030 Sat 0700 - 0030 Sun

Monday - Friday: 04:00 - 01:00
Saturday: 04:00 - 00:30
Sunday: 07:00 - 00:30
Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes
Accessible Booking Office Counter
Yes
Ramp for Train Access
Yes
Accessible Public Telephones
Unknown
There are four payphones in the concourse and one each on platforms 1/2, 3/4 and 6/7.
National Key Toilets
Yes
Ticket Gate
Yes
Accessible gate available at each set of ticket gates
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
Yes
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Bicycle Parking
Yes
Storage Location
East end of platforms 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 and at front and rear of station
Storage Spaces
90
Storage Type
Stands
Storage Sheltered
Yes
Storage CCTV
Yes

Sheltered stands are available on each platform.

Car Park
Penarth Road
Operator
National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number
03450 507 080
customer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
248
Charges
Yes
Car Park
Riverside
Operator
National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number
03450 507 080
customer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
110
Charges
Yes
Car Park
Saunders Road
Operator
National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number
03450 507 080
customer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Number of spaces
44
Charges
Yes
Location for Rail Replacement Services

At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

Taxi Rank
Yes

Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance

Bus Services
Yes

There is currently no central bus station. Bus services depart and arrive at stops around the city centre. Click on the link to see a list of routes and timetables

Buy a Cardiff PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit www.plusbus.info

Airport
Yes

Nearest airport is Cardiff International Airport. Bus and rail/bus links available from this station or from Central Bus Station.