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There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool 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  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the bus from Newport, Market Square to Cwmbran, Bus Station 24X
  4. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Pontypool, Town Hall 23 / ...

Cheapest option

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool 36.4 miles

$75 - $110

5 alternative options

Bus via Newport, Market Square  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street T9
  2. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Pontypool, Town Hall 23 / ...

Bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall X3

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool 36.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool 36.4 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Pontypool 36.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Pontypool, Town Hall via Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Pontypool is 25 miles. The road distance is 36.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool is 36 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Pontypool. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool via Cardiff, Customhouse Street, Cardiff Central, Newport (S Wales), Newport, Market Square, and Cwmbran, Bus Station in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Phil Anslow
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Cwmbran, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
Phil Anslow
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Pontypool, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Phil Anslow
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Pontypool, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station to Pontypool, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
Exec
$100 - $140
UberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
43 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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Pontypool
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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