There are 6 ways to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 50 bus, bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Caerphilly, South Gate Square (Caerphilly Tesco Metro) to Newport, Market Square 50
  2. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) X24 / ...

$10

5 alternative options

Line 26 bus, line 21 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Caerphilly, Castle Court Bandstand (Castle Court Shopping Centre) to Blackwood, Interchange (Blackwood Interchange) 26
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Blackwood, Interchange (Blackwood Interchange) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Park Gates) 21

$11

Train, bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Caerphilly to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Cwmbran
  3. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) X24 / ...

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caerphilly to Pontypool 15.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Caerphilly to Pontypool 15.6 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Caerphilly to Pontypool 15.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caerphilly to Pontypool. However, there are services departing from Caerphilly, South Gate Square (Caerphilly Tesco Metro) and arriving at Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) via Newport, Market Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Caerphilly and Pontypool is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool without a car is to line 50 bus and bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool, including transfers.

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Caerphilly to Pontypool bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Caerphilly, South Gate Square (Caerphilly Tesco Metro) station.

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Caerphilly to Pontypool bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caerphilly to Pontypool is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Caerphilly to Pontypool.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Pontypool. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caerphilly to Pontypool.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Caerphilly, Wales and Pontypool, Wales?

You can take a bus from Caerphilly to Pontypool via Newport, Market Square in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Caerphilly to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Train from Cardiff Central to Cwmbran
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Caerphilly, South Gate Square (Caerphilly Tesco Metro) to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Caerphilly, Castle Court Bandstand (Castle Court Shopping Centre) to Blackwood, Interchange (Blackwood Interchange)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackwood, Interchange (Blackwood Interchange) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Park Gates)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Phil Anslow
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Phil Anslow
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Phil Anslow
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Caerphilly to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$30 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$45 - $70
Taxi from Caerphilly to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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