There are 5 ways to get from Caerphilly to Pontypridd by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 120 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Caerphilly, Castle Entrance (Caerphilly Castle) to Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station) 120

$7

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Caerphilly to Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Pontypridd

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caerphilly to Pontypridd 7.9 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Caerphilly to Pontypridd 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Caerphilly to Pontypridd 7.9 miles

$17 - $25

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caerphilly, Castle Entrance (Caerphilly Castle) and arriving at Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station) station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Caerphilly to Pontypridd. However, there are services departing from Caerphilly and arriving at Pontypridd via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Caerphilly and Pontypridd is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Caerphilly to Pontypridd without a car is to line 120 bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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The line 120 bus from Caerphilly, Castle Entrance (Caerphilly Castle) to Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station) takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Caerphilly to Pontypridd bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Caerphilly, Castle Entrance (Caerphilly Castle) station.

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Caerphilly to Pontypridd train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Caerphilly station.

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The best way to get from Caerphilly to Pontypridd is to line 120 bus which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Caerphilly to Pontypridd bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Caerphilly to Pontypridd.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Caerphilly to Pontypridd every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caerphilly to Pontypridd via Cardiff Queen Street in around 45 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 Queen Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Caerphilly, Castle Entrance (Caerphilly Castle) to Pontypridd, Sardis House (Pontypridd Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Caerphilly to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Assist
$17 - $25
UberX
$17 - $25
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$24 - $35
Taxi from Caerphilly to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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Yes, the driving distance between Caerphilly to Pontypridd is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Caerphilly to Pontypridd.

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