Whether you’re making the trip from Wrexham General to Cardiff Central for work or leisure purposes, the easiest, most economical way to travel is by train.

With the first train leaving at 05.50 and the last one at 21.30, there are plenty of options for you to choose from. From station to station, the journey takes approximately 2 hours and fifty minutes. Our flexible Anytime Day Single tickets allow a choice of times, and by booking in Advance, discounts are available. You can work comfortably on the move, catch up on your favourite box-sets, or chat to friends via our free Wifi.

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Cardiff is a lively and culturally rich place to visit, with plenty to see and do. It’s the perfect choice for a day trip. Numerous attractions, shopping that rivals London in quality, diversity and designer labels, and award-winning restaurants are easily located in and around the city centre.

The Cardiff Bay area is a great place to start your adventure. Hosting an eclectic programme of events, exhibitions and live performances, the Millennium Centre always has plenty going on. While, for sports fans, visiting the impressive Principality Stadium is a must. Home to rugby, football and international sporting events, the venue is conveniently located close to Cardiff Central station. 

Fun for all the family can be found at Cardiff International White Water, the fantastic scream-a-minute go-kart track, or experience full-on thrills with year-round snowboarding.

In the centre of Cardiff sits the popular Cardiff Castle. Explore the deepest, darkest dungeons, looking out for the ghosts, to the highest point, where you can gaze out over this buzzing city from the fairytale turrets. Nearby, Cardiff Cathedral offers a serene and stately beauty and should definitely be on your list of must-see attractions.  

For a retail fix, the Queen’s Arcade shopping centre has all the big name brands, plus designer exclusives. However, if you prefer something more unique, seek out the quaint boutiques filled with local crafts and one-off artisan wares. 

Be it for work, or pleasure catching the train from Wrexham General to Cardiff Central is a great way to travel. Keep up-to-date with our user-friendly app, and follow our Live Route Status for the latest updates.