Save on Your Train Tickets to Cardiff with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Cardiff by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Journey to any of these stations when buying cheap train tickets to Cardiff:

Cardiff Air Bus

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Central

Cardiff Queen Street


Rhoose Cardiff International Airport



Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Cardiff with SplitMyFare:

Cardiff to Edinburgh

Standard Fare: £181.6

SplitMyFare: £73.15

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £108.45


Cardiff to Aberdeen

Standard Fare: £217.5

SplitMyFare: £92.67

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £124.83


Cardiff to Leeds

Standard Fare: £62.3

SplitMyFare: £39.71

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £22.59



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"When I was 2, we moved into an imposing country mansion 8 miles west of Cardiff, Wales.” Roahl Dahl


Why Visit Cardiff by Rail?

Although Cardiff is known for being an industrial city, it has significantly changed in the last few decades. Today, Cardiff has gained popularity among tourists from around the world, thanks mainly to its lively modern vibe amidst a culturally rich city. Every weekend, thousands of revellers flock to the city’s thriving pubs and bars and swarms of shoppers hit its booming shopping centres. In fact, Cardiff has been hailed as one of the top 10 shopping destinations in the UK.

The Cardiff Central railway station is the major hub for transport services in Cardiff and an ideal starting point when exploring the city since it is close to most of the main attractions in the city centre. Much of the inter-city travel goes through the Cardiff Central station while the Cardiff Queen Street station is the hub for the city’s Valley Line services, connecting the city to the commuter towns and suburbs.

The Cardiff Castle is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. This lavish fort is built upon a foundation that’s based upon a Roman fort. During the 19th century, the castle was the residence of the Marquis of Bute. At the centre of the castle is the Norman fort. Another fairy tale castle in Cardiff is the Castell Coch, which is perched beautifully on a hill that overlooks the main gateway to the valleys in the city’s outskirts.

The Wales Millennium Centre is an outstanding piece of modern architecture that opened in 2004. This futuristic arts centre provides an iconic venue for operas, dances, and West End musical performances. If you fancy a stroll through a park, check out Bute Park, a collection of different parks in Cardiff that stretches continuously towards the edge of the city. For those who want to get a taste of Cardiff’s history, visit the National Museum of Cardiff, which is dedicated to Wales’ national history and arts and housed in a neoclassical building.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Cardiff

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Cardiff there are may ways to save money so you can explore Cardiff. It may be that you’re getting a train to Cardiff for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Cardiff and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Cardiff is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Cardiff to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Cardiff. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.