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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$16 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Neath National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Neath 40.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Neath 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Neath 40.9 miles

$85 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Neath is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Neath is to train which costs £12 - £28 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Neath is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.9 miles.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Neath takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens station and arriving at Neath. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Neath. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Neath hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 39 min. Arriva Trains Wales also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Neath once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Neath
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$85 - $120
uberX
$85 - $120
uberEXEC
$110 - $160
uberXL
$120 - $180
Taxi from Cardiff to Neath
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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