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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

£36 - £137

Cheapest option

Bus, line 122 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Bristol, Bus Station A1
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
  3. Take the line 122 bus from Pontcanna, Talbot Street to Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel 122

£18 - £22

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 122 bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the line 122 bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel 122

£28 - £126

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun 55.1 miles

£8 - £12

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Pontyclun is around 2h 50m and covers a distance of around 57 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 44m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Pontyclun. Typically 112 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 50m
Fastest journey time:
1h 44m
Services per week:
112
Cheapest price:
£36
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Tuesday

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Bristol Airport (BRS) → Pontyclun
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Pontcanna, Talbot Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Pontyclun is 31 miles. The road distance is 55.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 30m and costs £35 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun bus services, operated by First, depart from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Pontyclun, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Pontyclun via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, and Pontcanna, Talbot Street in around 4h 4m.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9
Website
First
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9
Website
First
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Pontcanna, Talbot Street to Pontyclun, Cwrt Bethel
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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