There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Maesteg by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Maesteg

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus, line 70 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) X10 / ...
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Maesteg, Bus Station (Maesteg Bus Station) 70

$6 - $13

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cardiff to Maesteg 28.4 miles

$7

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Maesteg 28 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Maesteg 28 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Maesteg 28 miles

$60 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Maesteg is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Maesteg is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Maesteg station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and arriving at Maesteg, Bus Station (Maesteg Bus Station) via Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Maesteg. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Maesteg is 23 miles. The road distance is 28 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Maesteg without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £9 - £14.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Maesteg takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Maesteg bus services, operated by First, depart from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) station.

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Cardiff to Maesteg train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Maesteg is to train which takes 53 min and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus and line 70 bus, which costs £4 - £10 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Maesteg.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Maesteg hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Maesteg via Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) in around 1 h 26 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 Maesteg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Maesteg, Bus Station (Maesteg Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cardiff to Maesteg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Maesteg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$60 - $85
UberX
$60 - $85
Exec
$75 - $110
UberXL
$85 - $120
Taxi from Cardiff to Maesteg
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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 Maesteg bus services, operated by First, arrive at Maesteg, Bus Station (Maesteg Bus Station).

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Cardiff to Maesteg train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Maesteg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Maesteg is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Cardiff to Maesteg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cardiff and Maesteg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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