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

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Mountain Ash

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 132 bus, train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA to Pontypridd, Bus Station 132
  2. Take the train from Pontypridd to Mountain Ash

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Mountain Ash 19.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Mountain Ash 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Mountain Ash 19.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash is to line 132 bus and train which costs £2 - £5 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Mountain Ash. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Mountain Ash is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Mountain Ash takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Mountain Ash is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Cardiff to Mountain Ash.

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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Mountain Ash, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Mountain Ash hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 42 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 Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
42 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
Train from Pontypridd to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
16 min
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, Castle Stop KA to Pontypridd, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
Exec
$55 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $85
Taxi from Cardiff to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
26 min
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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