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There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan by train, taxi, bus, 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.

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Train, taxi  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Pen y Fan

$120 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms T14

$45 - $55

4 alternative options

Train, taxi via Cardiff Central  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Pen y Fan

$120 - $155

Taxi  •  1h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Pen y Fan 45.4 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Pen y Fan 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

Uber  •  1h 8m

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Pen y Fan 45.4 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 1h 8m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Pen y Fan is 30 miles. The road distance is 45.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 36m and costs £90 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Pen y Fan is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Cardiff to Pen y Fan.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Pen y Fan. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Pen y Fan.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Pen y Fan, Wales?

Stagecoach in South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff to Pen y Fan 3 times a day, and the journey takes 1h 28m.

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 Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Pen y Fan
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
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Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$130 - $190
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Pen y Fan
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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