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Cardiff Central railway station  is a major station on the South Wales Main Line, located in the capital of Wales, Cardiff. It is one of the city's two urban rail network hubs, along with Cardiff Queen Street. 

The station is located at Central Square, in Cardiff city centre. The Grade II listed building is managed by Transport for Wales Rail, and is both the largest and busiest station in Wales.

Cardiff Central is one of twenty railway stations in the city and one of two in the city centre, serving as a hub for the Valleys & Cardiff Local Routes. It is an interchange for services between South Wales, West Wales and North Wales, as well as other major British cities.

Transport for Wales Rail operates services to most destinations in Wales and to Manchester; while CrossCountry operates trains to Gloucester, Birmingham and Nottingham. Great Western Railway runs all London Paddington intercity services via Bristol and to Swansea, as well as some regional services to Bath, Taunton and Portsmouth via Southampton Central.

Cardiff Central station information & facilities

Address Address
Central Square, Cardiff CF10 1EP, United Kingdom
Phone Phone
+44 3457114141
+44 3450507080
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Nearest Airport Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport? How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Parking Parking
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 23: 59 | Sat: 06: 00 - 01: 30 Parking space: 388 Parking Pricing: €1. 00 for 2 hours | €2. 00 for 4 hours | €4. 00 for 1 day
Shopping Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility Accessibility