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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.

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Train, bus via Bridgend  •  2h 52m

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

$20 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB to Porthcawl, Lias Road X2

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Porthcawl 36.6 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Aberdare to Porthcawl 36.6 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  45m

  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 45m.

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

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

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The best way to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 52m and costs £15 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdare to Porthcawl is 37 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Aberdare to Porthcawl.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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

There is no direct connection from Aberdare to Porthcawl. However, you can take the train to Cardiff Central, take the train to Bridgend, take the walk to Bridgend, Bus Station, then take the bus to Porthcawl, Lias Road. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Aberdare to Porthcawl via Cardiff Central and Cardiff, Wood Street JB in around 3h 27m.

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
59m
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Porthcawl, Lias Road
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB to Porthcawl, Lias Road
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberdare to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
Exec
$100 - $140
UberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Aberdare to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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