There are 6 ways to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd 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 Great Western Railway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Pontypridd

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 404 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 404 bus from Brackla, Highfields to Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station) 404

$9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Pontypridd

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bridgend to Pontypridd 18.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Bridgend to Pontypridd 18.4 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bridgend to Pontypridd 18.4 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Bridgend and Pontypridd is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brackla, Highfields and arriving at Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station) station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bridgend and arriving at Pontypridd. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Bridgend, Wales and Pontypridd, Wales?

You can take a train from Bridgend to Pontypridd via Cardiff Central in around 56 min. Alternatively, New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Bridgend to Pontypridd hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bridgend to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
22 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
Train from Cardiff Central to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Bridgend to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Brackla, Highfields to Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bridgend to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
uberEXEC
$50 - $75
uberXL
$55 - $80
Taxi from Bridgend to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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