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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdare to Cardiff by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  50m

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cathays

$9 - $15

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Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Cardiff 23.8 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Cardiff 23.8 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  32m

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Cardiff 23.8 miles

$50 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Cardiff is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Cardiff is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdare and arriving at Cathays. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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The distance between Aberdare and Cardiff is 20 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 50m and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from Aberdare to Cathays takes 50m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Aberdare to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Aberdare station.

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Aberdare to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cathays station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdare to Cardiff is 24 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Aberdare to Cardiff.

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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 50m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Aberdare to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 50m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberdare to Cathays
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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Assist
$50 - $70
UberX
$50 - $70
Exec
$65 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $100
Taxi from Aberdare to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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