There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$20 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 10 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 (St James` Vicarage) X3

$16

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

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

$110 - $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

$110 - $160

Uber  •  43 min

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

$80 - $120

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 10 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Cwmbran
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall (St James` Vicarage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Pontypool, Town Hall (St James` Vicarage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
$80 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$80 - $120
uberX
$80 - $120
uberEXEC
$100 - $150
uberXL
$120 - $170
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$110 - $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
$110 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Pontypool is 39 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypool is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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

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 (St James` Vicarage) via Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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