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

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Pontypridd

$10 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$11 - $15

Bus  •  1 h 17 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 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd 22.2 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd 22.2 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Pontypridd 22.2 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd 22.2 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Pontypridd is 14 miles. The road distance is 22.2 miles.

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The train from Rhoose to Pontypridd takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) via Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rhoose and arriving at Pontypridd. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and Cardiff, Philharmonic in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Train from Cardiff Central to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
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 Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$45 - $70
uberX
$45 - $70
uberEXEC
$60 - $90
uberXL
$65 - $95
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Pontypridd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Pontypridd
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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