Running parallel to the Welsh border, the train journey from Chester to Cardiff takes you through some of the most scenic landscapes you’ll ever see.


How long is the train from Chester to Cardiff?

It takes approximately two and a half hours. Be it for work or pleasure, catching the train from Chester to Cardiff is a great way to travel. Relax, enjoy our onboard food and drink, and arrive feeling refreshed Keep up-to-date with our easily accessible app.

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Why travel from Chester to Cardiff?

The Welsh capital, Cardiff is a rich, culturally vibrant city. With more green space per inhabitant than any other UK city, it’s an enviable place to live and the perfect destination for a day out by train, with plenty of things to do.

If you’re seeking thrills and spills, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. The Cardiff Bay Water Activity Centre, cross-country bike tours and climbing lessons are a must-do. Visible from all corners of Cardiff, the Castle walls soar topped by fairytale turrets. Throughout the day, guided tours take you from the deepest dungeons to the highest point, where you can gaze out over this gorgeous, lively city.

Jump on a train from Chester to Cardiff Central today and soak in what the capital has to offer.


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