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

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Pengam to Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Aberdare

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus, train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Blackwood, Interchange to Taff's Well, Railway Station 26
  2. Take the train from Taffs Well to Aberdare

$13 - $19

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Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackwood to Aberdare 15.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Blackwood to Aberdare 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Blackwood to Aberdare 15.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Blackwood to Aberdare is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackwood to Aberdare is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackwood to Aberdare. However, there are services departing from Pengam and arriving at Aberdare via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Blackwood and Aberdare is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackwood to Aberdare without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £11 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Blackwood to Aberdare, including transfers.

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Blackwood to Aberdare train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Pengam station.

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Blackwood to Aberdare train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Aberdare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackwood to Aberdare is 15 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Blackwood to Aberdare.

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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Blackwood to Aberdare via Cardiff Queen Street in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Pengam to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Taffs Well to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackwood, Interchange to Taff's Well, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Blackwood to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$30 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$45 - $70
Taxi from Blackwood to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk
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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