There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Bridgend by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  19 min

$9 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. National Express / ...

$3 - $10

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$4 - $7

Rideshare  •  41 min

  1. 21.1 miles

$6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. 20.8 miles

$45 - $65

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Bridgend, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Bridgend hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 19 min. Great Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Bridgend hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 30 min. First also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cardiff to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
uberEXEC
$60 - $85
uberXL
$65 - $90
Taxi from Cardiff to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$60 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Bridgend is 28 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Bridgend is to bus which costs £2 - £7 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Bridgend is to train which takes 19 min and costs £6 - £15.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Bridgend. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Bridgend. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.