First Class lounges

Available at London Paddington and Cardiff Central stations, our First Class lounges are great for catching up on work or chat with friends or colleagues.

London Paddington First Class lounge

During November, we'll be carrying out refurbishment works. To get things done as quickly as possible, we’ll need to close the whole lounge on some dates:

Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 November

Wednesday 20 – Friday 22 November

Showers for our Night Riviera guests won't be available at all, for the whole period. Facilities are still available on a first-come, first-served basis by visiting the washrooms on Platform 12.

We’ll have hosts on hand to help and offer refreshment vouchers. Just visit us at the GWR desk by Platform 1.


Found on platform 1, this lounge offers: 
  • free drinks and snacks
  • workstations
  • free Wi-Fi
  • power sockets 
  • mobile charging points
  • latest news on a large TV screen
  • train information screens

Opening hours

Monday to Friday  05:00 to 23:00
Saturday  05:00 to 21:00
Sunday  09:30 to 23:00 
Bank Holiday 05:00 to 23:00

Cardiff Central First Class lounge

Found on platform 1, this lounge offers:
  • free drinks and snacks
  • free Wi-Fi
  • train information screens

Opening hours

Monday to Friday  06:00 to 18:45
Saturday 
09:00 to 16:00
Sunday 
10:00 to 16:00
Bank Holiday
Closed