There are 5 ways to get from Barry 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  •  1 h 3 min

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

$12 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Barry, Gladstone Bridge (Old Western Welsh Depot) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 303

$15 - $17

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barry to Porthcawl 30 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Barry to Porthcawl 30 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Barry to Porthcawl 30 miles

$65 - $95

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

New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Barry to Porthcawl every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Barry to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
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
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Barry, Gladstone Bridge (Old Western Welsh Depot) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Barry to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $80
uberX
$65 - $95
uberXL
$85 - $120
uberEXEC
$90 - $130
Taxi from Barry to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Barry to Porthcawl?

The distance between Barry and Porthcawl is 30 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barry to Porthcawl?

The cheapest way to get from Barry to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Barry to Porthcawl?

The quickest way to get from Barry to Porthcawl is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct bus between Barry and Porthcawl?

No, there is no direct bus from Barry to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Barry, Gladstone Bridge (Old Western Welsh Depot) and arriving at Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Barry to Porthcawl?

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Barry to Porthcawl, including transfers.