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 46 min

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

$22 - $50

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 Parkway X1 / ...

$12 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus via Bridgend  •  2 h 11 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

$90 - $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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 32 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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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Aberdare to Port Talbot, including transfers.

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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 46 min.

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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 46 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South 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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $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
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $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
$10
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
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $80
uberX
$55 - $80
uberEXEC
$70 - $100
uberXL
$80 - $110
Taxi from Aberdare to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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