There are 5 ways to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl 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, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$20 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) 172

$12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Porthcawl 36.6 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Porthcawl 36.6 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Porthcawl 36.6 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Aberdare and Porthcawl is 20 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberdare, Mary Street and arriving at Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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

Stagecoach South operates a bus from Aberdare to Porthcawl hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 2 h 7 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberEXEC
$100 - $140
uberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Aberdare to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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