Duration 21 min
Distance 17.9 miles
Average price £18
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Pencoed takes 21 min and the fastest train takes 18 min. There is a train service every few hours from Cardiff to Pencoed. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Pencoed
20 min
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£14 - £21

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Pencoed. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Pencoed is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

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Cardiff to Pencoed train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Pencoed train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Pencoed station.

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There are 583+ hotels available in Pencoed. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Cardiff and Pencoed?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff Central to Pencoed hourly. Tickets cost £14 - £21 and the journey takes 20 min.

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