There are 5 ways to get from Caerphilly to Porthcawl 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Caerphilly to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
  3. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$15 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ 26
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caerphilly to Porthcawl 30.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Caerphilly to Porthcawl 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Caerphilly to Porthcawl 30.5 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Caerphilly to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) and arriving at Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) via Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Caerphilly and Porthcawl is 22 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Caerphilly to Porthcawl without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Caerphilly to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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Caerphilly to Porthcawl bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) station.

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Caerphilly to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, arrive at Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caerphilly to Porthcawl is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Caerphilly to Porthcawl.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caerphilly to Porthcawl.
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  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Caerphilly to Porthcawl via Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ and Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) in around 2 h 39 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 Bridgend
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $20
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Caerphilly to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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uber.com
Assist
$65 - $90
UberX
$65 - $90
Exec
$85 - $120
UberXL
$90 - $130
Taxi from Caerphilly to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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