There are 5 ways to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 59 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 / ...

$21 - $40

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

$130 - $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

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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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 1 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Aberdare to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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

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Aberdare to Porthcawl bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) station.

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

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There are 228+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $64 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: 1 h 59 min

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

Stagecoach South Wales 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
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Mary Street to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
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
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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
45 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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