There are 5 ways to get from Aberdare to Neath by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 8 bus, bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Gadlys, Little Theatre (Mackworth Arms PH) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) 8
  2. Take the bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) X55 / ...

$8 - $11

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$26 - $55

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Neath 20.3 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Neath 20.3 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Neath 20.3 miles

$40 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdare to Neath station. However, there are services departing from Gadlys, Little Theatre (Mackworth Arms PH) and arriving at Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) via Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdare to Neath. However, there are services departing from Aberdare and arriving at Neath via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Aberdare and Neath is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Neath without a car is to line 8 bus and bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Aberdare to Neath, including transfers.

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Aberdare to Neath bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Gadlys, Little Theatre (Mackworth Arms PH) station.

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

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Neath is to line 8 bus and bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Aberdare to Neath bus services, operated by First, arrive at Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station).

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Aberdare to Neath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Neath station.

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Map of how to get from Aberdare to Neath.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Aberdare to Neath via Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberdare to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberdare to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
56 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 - $22
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gadlys, Little Theatre (Mackworth Arms PH) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Dansa
Phone
01639 751067
Email
mail@dansa.org.uk
Website
dansa.org.uk
Bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dansa.org.uk
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Neath
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
Exec
$55 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Aberdare to Neath
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdare to Neath is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Aberdare to Neath.

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