There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Cwmbran
  2. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Blaenavon, Curwood X24 / ...

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus via Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station)  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) X3
  2. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Blaenavon, Curwood X24 / ...

$12

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Brynmawr, Bus Station X4

$18

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum 29 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum 29 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum 29 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH and arriving at Blaenavon, Curwood via Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Big Pit National Coal Museum is 21 miles. The road distance is 29 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £10 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH station.

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Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Blaenavon, Curwood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum is 29 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Big Pit National Coal Museum. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum via Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) and Blaenavon, Curwood in around 1 h 52 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
28 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 Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Blaenavon, Curwood
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Brynmawr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GH to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$60 - $90
UberX
$60 - $90
Exec
$80 - $110
UberXL
$90 - $130
Taxi from Cardiff to Big Pit National Coal Museum
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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