There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Vale

$8 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Aberfan, Park View 81 / ...

$13

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$55 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Aberfan Station 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  28 min

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

$40 - $65

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Aberfan Station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Aberfan, Park View via Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Merthyr Vale. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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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 1 h 1 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Vale takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Aberfan Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) station.

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

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Aberfan Station.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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 - $13 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Aberfan Station via Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Vale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Aberfan, Park View
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Merthyr Vale, Gordon Lennox Club
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Aberfan Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $65
UberX
$40 - $65
Exec
$55 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Cardiff to Aberfan Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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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Cardiff to Aberfan Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Aberfan, Park View 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 28 min to drive from Cardiff to Aberfan Station.

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