Cardiff Central Rail Station station | address, map, train times and news

Station Address
Cardiff Central Rail Station station,
Central Square,
Cardiff
,
Cardiff
PostcodeCF10 1EP

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Great Western Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Transport For Wales
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Bicycles
Storage shelteredYes
Storage locationEast end of platforms 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 6 and 7 - also at the front and rear of the station.
Storage spaces90
Storage CCTV Sheltered stands are available on each platform.
Car ParkYes
Operator Penarth Road
Phone numberNational Car Parks Ltd
Address03450 507 080
Web address - -
Email addresshttp://www.ncp.co.uk/
Notecustomer.service@ncp.co.uk
Opening hours Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 
Number of spaces Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day Saturday 24 Hours a Day Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Accessible car park equipment248  with 7 accessible spaces available
Free of chargeWheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
CCTV CoverageNo
Car Park Visit  www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 
OperatorYes
Phone numberRiverside
AddressNational Car Parks Ltd
Web address03450 507 080
Email address - -
Notehttp://www.ncp.co.uk/
Opening hourscustomer.service@ncp.co.uk
Number of spaces Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 
Accessible car park equipment Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day Saturday 24 Hours a Day Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Free of charge110  with 7 accessible spaces available
CCTV CoverageWheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Car ParkNo
Operator Visit  www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices.   
Phone numberYes
AddressSaunders Road
Web addressNational Car Parks Ltd
Email address03450 507 080
Note - -
Opening hourshttp://www.ncp.co.uk/
Number of spacescustomer.service@ncp.co.uk
Accessible car park equipment Visit www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices. 
Free of charge Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day Saturday 24 Hours a Day Sunday 24 Hours a Day
CCTV Coverage44  with 7 accessible spaces available
Onward travel informationWheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
TaxiNo
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available Visit  www.ncp.co.uk for parking prices.   
AirportYes

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 05:45 - 21:30 Sunday 08:00 - 21:30
Opening hours At the Penarth Road entrance and on the concourse.
LocationHeight adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counterThis office has an induction loop
Induction loopYes
Ticket machinesThere are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machinesYes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
SmartcardsNo
Smartcards issuedYes, at either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards top-upNo
Smartcards validatorsMore information about Penalty fares

Station Facilities

ATM MachineLocated outside main entrance
First class LoungeYes
First class Lounge opening hours 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  
Pay phones Monday - Friday 06:00 - 18:30 Saturday Closed Sunday Closed
Pay phones typeYes
Accessible public telephonesCards and Coins
Post boxThere are four payphones in the concourse and one each on platforms 1/2, 3/4 and 6/7. 
Public Wi-FiYes
Refreshment facilities At the Penarth Road entrance and also in the main concourse. 
ShopsYes
Type of shops availableYes
ToiletsCold drinks vending machine Hot drinks vending machine Food vending machine Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
Toilets LocationYes
Accessible toiletsNews agent Convenience store
Baby changing facilitiesYes
Baby changing facilities locationThe toilets are located on Platforms 1 to 8. The National Key/Accessible toilets are located in the East Subway near the lifts and on Platform 8; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key and are only available during staffing hours.
National key toiletsYes
National key toilets locationYes
Waiting Rooms 
Waiting rooms locationYes
Waiting rooms opening hours The National Key/Accessible toilets are located in the East Subway near the lifts and on Platform 8; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key and are only available during staffing hours.

Disability Accessibility

Helpline Contact The meeting point for customers who require assistance is at the Customer Service desk located in the main booking hall at the front of the station. 
Assisted travel Monday - Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
Helpline opening hoursYes
Staff help available 0400 - 0100 Mon-Fri     0400 - 0030 Sat     0700 - 0030 Sun
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 04:00 - 01:00 Saturday 04:00 - 00:30 Sunday 07:00 - 00:30
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
Step free access note Platforms 1 - 8 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.
Wheelchairs availableYes
Wheelchairs available open hours Monday - Friday 04:00 - 01:00 Saturday 04:00 - 00:30 Sunday 07:00 - 00:30

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