Disruption between Leamington Spa and Banbury
Following a landslip on 31 January, CrossCountry services to and from the Thames Valley and the South Coast are likely to be disrupted for several weeks.
A rapid bus service is operating, linking trains terminating/starting at Banbury and Leamington Spa.
Please see our Travel Updates for further information.
We would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused by these necessary changes.
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Cardiff is easily accessible and conveniently located near the
Millennium Stadium, the Central rail station is Wales' largest and
most popular station within 2 hours reach from the heart of London
and Birmingham. Cheap train tickets to Cardiff are available when
booking in advance online.
Cardiff has three main stations, these include:
Its lively atmosphere, natural beauty and a blend of both
treasures of the past and a modern city vibe has made Cardiff a
winning destination for visitors from all over Europe.
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hotel in Cardiff.
If you know that you are travelling to one of Cardiff's stations
ahead of time you have a great chance of securing a cheap ticket
because you can plan and book in advance. This type of ticket is
called an Advance ticket. You can
book your train tickets up to 12 weeks in advance of
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Cardiff, a multicultural vibrant bustling city is home to a
diverse range of entertainment and attractions. It caters for
visitors of all ages whether its wine tasting, ballet or even white
water rafting there is something for everyone. Here are some top
attractions definitely worth visiting:
Spectacular modern architecture plays host to a variety of
entertainment to keep your toes tapping and fingers clicking. These
include live performances, opera, ballet and award-winning musicals
not to be missed! Those who have a return ticket to Cardiff Central
or Queen Street stations are entitled to a free shuttle service to
and from the Millennium Centre which takes 8 minutes.
Located at the International Sports Village hosts a range of
exciting, thrilling and adventurous activities only a stone's throw
away from Cardiff city centre. Activities include water rafting,
canoeing, kayaking and climbing, perfect for those craving to pump
up the adrenaline and face a stimulating challenge. The nearest
train station is Cogan railway station.
The central hub for entertainment under one roof. The centre
boasts a 12 screen Odeon cinema, IMAX screening, Hollywood Bowl, 24
hour casino, Dr Who exhibition and plenty of bars and restaurants
for the peckish. A shuttle service is available every 15 minutes
from the city centre.
Take a stroll through the history of Cardiff where you'll find
2000 years of heritage based in a surreal enchanting environment.
Tours are available throughout the day, showing both the medieval
intricate interior castle rooms and the exterior architecture.
Cardiff Castle is only 10 minutes away from Cardiff Central railway
Known as Europe's largest waterfront. Regular boat tours are
available for visitors showcasing the history behind the docks and
short boat trips to Penarth which is 1.1km from the Bay, great for
families! Trains are available to Cardiff Bay station from all over
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