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There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Trefforest

£12 - £18

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Treforest, Parc Lewis School 132 / ...

£6 - £9

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest 12 miles

£26 - £32

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest 12 miles

£1 - £3

Cardiff Central Station to Treforest by train

The train journey time between Cardiff Central Station and Treforest is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest train normally takes 22 min. Operated by Transport for Wales, the Cardiff Central Station to Treforest train service departs from Cardiff Central and arrives in Trefforest. Typically 381 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Cardiff Central Station to Treforest train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The fastest way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £26 - £32 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP and arriving at Treforest, Parc Lewis School. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Trefforest. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Central Station and Treforest is 10 miles. The road distance is 12 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £12 - £18.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Trefforest takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cardiff Central Station to Treforest bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP station.

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Cardiff Central Station to Treforest train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest is to train which takes 25 min and costs £12 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Cardiff Central Station, Wales and Treforest, Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff Central to Trefforest every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Treforest, Parc Lewis School every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 48 min. New Adventure Travel also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Treforest, Parc Lewis School
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Pontypridd, Corn Stores
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£26 - £32
Premier Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2055 5555
Website
premiertaxis.net
Friendly Cab
Phone
+44 29 2262 9856
Website
friendlycab.co.uk
Dragon Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 20 333 333
Website
dragontaxis.com
City Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2040 0400
Business Drive Wales
Phone
+44 1446 621251
Website
businessdrivewales.co.uk

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Cardiff Central Station to Treforest bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Treforest, Parc Lewis School station.

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Cardiff Central Station to Treforest train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Trefforest station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Central Station to Treforest is 12 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Cardiff Central Station to Treforest.

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