There are 6 ways to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Taffs Well
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Taff's Well, Railway Station (Taffs Well Railway Station) to Caerphilly, Wheatsheaf (Wheatsheaf PH) 26

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, line 120 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) 60A / ...
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Caerphilly, Wheatsheaf (Wheatsheaf PH) 120

$12

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street

$14 - $21

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Caerphilly 17.1 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Caerphilly 17.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Caerphilly 17.1 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Aberdare, Wales and Caerphilly, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Aberdare to Caerphilly hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdare to Caerphilly via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberdare to Taffs Well
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Taff's Well, Railway Station (Taffs Well Railway Station) to Caerphilly, Wheatsheaf (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Caerphilly, Wheatsheaf (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$35 - $55
uberX
$35 - $55
uberEXEC
$50 - $75
uberXL
$55 - $80
Taxi from Aberdare to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdare to Caerphilly?

The distance between Aberdare and Caerphilly is 22 km. The road distance is 27 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly?

The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £35 - £45.

Is there a direct train between Aberdare and Caerphilly?

No, there is no direct train from Aberdare to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Aberdare and arriving at Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdare and Caerphilly?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdare to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) and arriving at Caerphilly, Wheatsheaf (Wheatsheaf PH) via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly?

It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Aberdare to Caerphilly, including transfers.