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Cardiff Central Station (CDF)

Cardiff Central Railway Station is situated in the city’s Central Square. Opened in 1850, it’s now a busy rail hub and has seven platforms. It’s on the South West Main Line and is used by several rail operators for services to London Paddington, Manchester, Nottingham and destinations in the South of England and in Wales.

Attractions such as Millennium Stadium, Cardiff International Arena and Cardiff Castle are all only a short distance from Cardiff Central Train Station.

Cardiff Central Train Station

Address:

Cardiff Central Station
Cardiff Central Railway Station
Central Square

Ticket Office Opening times

Location Description

Car Park: Saunders Road
Operator: National Car Parks Ltd
Phone number 08450507080
Web address: http://www.ncp.co.uk/
Opening hours: Monday To Friday: Open 24hrs on the specified days (defined as 00:00 until 23:59)
Saturday: Open 24hrs on the specified days (defined as 00:00 until 23:59)
Sunday: Open 24hrs on the specified days (defined as 00:00 until 23:59)
Number of spaces: 44
Free:
Free of charge: No
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Cycle Parking
Cycle storage type: Stands
Sheltered cycle storage: yes
Cycle storage location: on Platforms 3, 4, 6 & 7 and at rear of station and cycle shelter in Riverside car park. 13 hoops. Partial CCTV only in Riverside car park.
Cycle storage spaces: 26. 13 hoops. Partial CCTV only in Riverside car park.
CCTV Coverage: Yes
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes.
Airport: Nearest airport is Cardiff International Airport.  Bus and rail/bus links available from this station or from Central Bus Station.

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office: Yes.
Opening hours: Sunday: 07:45 - 21:30
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 05:45 - 21:30
Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes.
Induction Loop: Yes.
Ticket machines: Yes.
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets: Yes.

Staffing and general services

Lost Property: Yes.
Ticket gates: Yes. Accessible gate available at each set of ticket gates
CCTV Coverage: Yes

Facilities

ATM Machine: Yes.
First class Lounge: Located Platform 1  Tickets Accepted All First Class Facilities A comfortable modern lounge, screens with updated train information Refreshments Complimentary refreshments and a dedicated customer host ready to serve you.  Wi-Fi Available Showers None
Internet kiosk available:
Pay phones: Yes.
Public Wi-Fi: Find WiFi Hotspots around Cardiff Central station
Refreshment facilities: Yes.
Shops: Yes.
Toilets: Yes.
Baby changing facilities: Yes.
Showers:
Trolleys: Yes.
Waiting Rooms: Yes.

Accessibility and mobility access

Ramp for train access: Yes.
Step free access coverage: Yes. Platforms 1 - 7 can be accessed by the lifts in the corridor next to the tobacconist/convenience shop.  Platform 0 can be accessed by the lift in the main concourse.
Ticket Gate: Yes. Accessible gate available at each set of ticket gates
Impaired Mobility Set Down: Yes.
Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes.
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes.
Induction Loop: Yes.
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