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  •  1 h 35 min

  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  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14 / ...

$57 - $67

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14 / ...

$60 - $75

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

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

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Pen y Fan 45.4 miles

$9 - $15

Uber  •  1 h 8 min

  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 1 h 8 min.

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

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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 1 h 35 min and costs £90 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min 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 1 h 8 min to drive from Cardiff to Pen y Fan.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Pen y Fan. Prices start at $74 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: 1 h 35 min

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

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff to Pen y Fan hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Stagecoach in South Wales also services this route every 3 hours.

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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Pen y Fan
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$140 - $190
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Pen y Fan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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