There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Mountain Ash

$13 - $20

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Mountain Ash

$14 - $19

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) T4 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) 60 / ...

$17

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash 29.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash 29.5 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Mountain Ash 29.5 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash 29.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) via Cardiff, Philharmonic and Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rhoose and arriving at Mountain Ash. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Mountain Ash is 20 miles. The road distance is 29.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The train from Rhoose to Mountain Ash takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Rhoose station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales and Mountain Ash, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse), Cardiff, Philharmonic, and Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Cardiff Central to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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uber.com
Assist
$60 - $90
UberX
$60 - $90
Exec
$80 - $120
UberXL
$90 - $130
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Mountain Ash
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Mountain Ash station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Mountain Ash.

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