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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station 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.

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Train  •  58m

  1. Take the train from Cathays to Merthyr Vale

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 132 bus, train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Pontypridd, Bus Station 132
  2. Take the train from Pontypridd to Merthyr Vale

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Aberfan Station 20.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Aberfan Station 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  28m

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Aberfan Station 20.5 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cathays and arriving at Merthyr Vale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Aberfan Station is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station without a car is to train which takes 58m and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Cathays to Merthyr Vale takes 40m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Aberfan Station train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cathays station.

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Cardiff to Aberfan Station train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Merthyr Vale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Aberfan Station is 20 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Cardiff to Aberfan Station.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Aberfan Station. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 58m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Aberfan Station, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Aberfan Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 40m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cathays to Merthyr Vale
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Pontypridd to Merthyr Vale
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Pontypridd, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Aberfan Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
Exec
$55 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Cardiff to Aberfan Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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