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  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose 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 / ...

$17 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office) X3

$15

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  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 / ...

$18 - $23

Taxi  •  43 min

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

$100 - $120

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

Uber  •  43 min

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

$75 - $110

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool, including transfers.

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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 (Pontypool Registry Office) via Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Pontypool. Prices start at $61 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: 1 h 58 min

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 (Old Customhouse) and Cardiff, Philharmonic in around 2 h 8 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Cardiff Central to Cwmbran
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Phil Anslow
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
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
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
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall (Pontypool Registry Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$95 - $140
UberXL
$100 - $150
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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