There are 6 ways to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot 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  •  1 h 50 min

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

$25 - $51

Cheapest option

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, The Legion (Port Talbot British Legion) X1 / ...

$13 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus via Bridgend  •  2 h 9 min

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

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  32 min

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

$100 - $130

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

$60 - $85

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 50 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Aberdare to Port Talbot hourly. Tickets cost $11 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
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$50 - $70
uberX
$60 - $85
uberXL
$75 - $110
uberEXEC
$80 - $110
Taxi from Aberdare to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdare to Port Talbot?

The distance between Aberdare and Port Talbot is 27 km. The road distance is 42 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot?

The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £70 - £90.

Is there a direct train between Aberdare and Port Talbot?

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 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdare and Port Talbot?

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, The Legion (Port Talbot British Legion) via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot?

It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot, including transfers.