There are 6 ways to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Great Western Railway  •  59 min

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

$14 - $29

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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 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Pontypridd

$16 - $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

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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 26 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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The best way to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd, including transfers.

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Bridgend to Pontypridd bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Brackla, Highfields station.

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Bridgend to Pontypridd train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bridgend station.

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The best way to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd is to train which takes 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 404 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bridgend to Pontypridd bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station).

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Bridgend to Pontypridd train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Pontypridd station.

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Map of how to get from Bridgend to Pontypridd.
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a train from Bridgend to Pontypridd via Cardiff Central in around 59 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 - $14
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
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Cardiff Central to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Bridgend to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $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
$35 - $55
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uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$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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Yes, the driving distance between Bridgend to Pontypridd is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Bridgend to Pontypridd.

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