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

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway

$23 - $50

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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 172
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Port Talbot Parkway X1 / ...

$12 - $13

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Bus via Bridgend  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 172

$14 - $21

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Port Talbot 26.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Port Talbot 26.4 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Port Talbot 26.4 miles

$55 - $80

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdare to Port Talbot. However, there are services departing from Aberdare, Mary Street and arriving at Port Talbot Parkway via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdare to Port Talbot. However, there are services departing from Aberdare and arriving at Port Talbot Parkway via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Aberdare and Port Talbot is 17 miles. The road distance is 26.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot, including transfers.

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Aberdare to Port Talbot bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Aberdare, Mary Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Aberdare to Port Talbot bus services, operated by First, arrive at Port Talbot Parkway station.

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Aberdare to Port Talbot train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Port Talbot Parkway station.

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Map of how to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Aberdare, Wales and Port Talbot, Wales?

You can take a train from Aberdare to Port Talbot via Cardiff Central in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Aberdare to Port Talbot hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 40 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 Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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Assist
$55 - $80
UberX
$55 - $80
Exec
$75 - $100
UberXL
$80 - $120
Taxi from Aberdare to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdare to Port Talbot is 26 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Aberdare to Port Talbot.

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