Duration 43 min
Distance 20.8 miles
Average price £19
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The train between Cardiff and Aberfan takes 43 min. There is an hourly train service from Cardiff to Aberfan. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 44 min

  1. Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Aberfan
44 min
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£15 - £22

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Merthyr Vale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Aberfan is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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Cardiff to Aberfan train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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Cardiff to Aberfan train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Merthyr Vale station.

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What companies run services between Cardiff and Aberfan?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Aberfan hourly. Tickets cost £15 - £22 and the journey takes 44 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22

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