There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash by bus, train, taxi, car 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

Line 600 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 600 bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) 600

$8

5 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

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

$8 - $12

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) T4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) 60 / ...

$9

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

The line 600 bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club) takes 40 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club). Services depart three times a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash without a car is to line 600 bus which takes 40 min and costs £6.

More details

Cardiff to Mountain Ash bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Aberdare Rail Station.

More details

Map of how to get from Cardiff to Mountain Ash.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff to Mountain Ash 3 times a week. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Mountain Ash hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 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 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Mountain Ash, Oxford Street (Mountain Ash Workingmen`s Club)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Mountain Ash
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
Exec
$55 - $75
UberXL
$55 - $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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and How to get from JFK to New York City - to help you get the most out of your next trip.