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Many people who visit Wales’ capital fall in love with the culture and lifestyle, as well everything else the city has to offer. Whether you’re travelling there for business or pleasure, take the stress out of the journey by catching one of the trains from Manchester to Cardiff. If you’re ready to book, it’s easy to find out when you can depart by checking out our live train times below. Don’t forget, if you book your train tickets from Manchester to Cardiff with us, you’ll save on booking fees!

Journey information from Manchester to Cardiff

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The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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