Cardiff Central Railway Station

Facilities

Cardiff Central railway station is a small unstaffed station in Castle, Cardiff. It is managed by Arriva Trains Wales.

Address

Cardiff Central station
Central Square
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF10 1EP

Tickets

Ticket Office
Yes

At the Penarth Road entrance and on the concourse.

Sunday: 07:45 - 21:30
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday: 05:45 - 21:30
Pre-purchase Collection
Yes
Ticket Machine
Yes
Oyster Pre-Pay
No
Oyster Topup
No
Oyster Validator
No
Smartcards Issued
No
Smartcard Validator
No
Smartcard Topup
No

Facilities

First Class Lounge
Yes
Monday To Friday: 06:00 - 18:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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

 

Seated Area
Yes
Waiting Room
Yes

On platforms 1/2 and 3/4

Trolleys
Yes
Station Buffet
Yes

Cold drinks vending machine Hot drinks vending machine Food vending machine Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)

Toilets
Yes
Baby Change Facilities
Yes
Showers Available
No
Public Telephones
Yes

Cards and Coins

WiFi
Yes
Web Kiosk
No
Post Box
No
Tourist Information Office
No
Cash Machine
Yes

Located outside main entrance

Bureau De Change
No
Retail Outlets
Yes

News agent Convenience store

CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Service
Yes

Departure Screens

Announcements

Arrival Screens

Left Luggage
Yes

Website: http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

Lost Property
Yes

Phone: 03333 211 202

Website: http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty

Accessibility

Help Line
Yes

0333 005 0501

Website: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Passenger Help Points
No
Staff Assistance Available
Yes

0400 - 0100 Mon-Fri     0400 - 0030 Sat     0700 - 0030 Sun

Monday To Friday: 04:00 - 01:00
Saturday: 04:00 - 00:30
Sunday: 07:00 - 00:30
Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes
Accessible Ticket Counter
Yes
Train Access Ramp
Yes
NKS (RADAR) Toilets
No
Step Free Access
Yes

Whole station

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 Gates
Yes

Accessible gate available at each set of ticket gates

Impaired Mobility Set Down
Yes
Wheelchairs Available
No

Transport Connections

Printable local connections map (Open in new tab)

Cycle Storage
Yes

Spaces: 90

Sheltered: yes

Location: East end of platforms 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 and at front and rear of station

Sheltered stands are available on each platform.

Storage Type: Stands

Car Park
Yes
Taxi Rank
Yes

Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance

Bus Services
Yes

Central bus station is adjacent.

Services operate between apx 05:10 and 23:30.

The area around the central bus station is in the process of being redeveloped.  This means that some bus services may depart and arrive at a stop that is not within the Central Bus Station.  Click on the link to see a list of routes and timetables

Buy a Cardiff PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit www.plusbus.info

Metro Link
No
Airport Link
Yes

Nearest airport is Cardiff International Airport.  Bus and rail/bus links available from this station or from Central Bus Station.

Rail Replacement Services
Yes

At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

Cycle Hire
No
Port Link
No
Car Hire
No

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