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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 36 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 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T4

$57 - $67

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 33 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) T4

$60 - $75

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

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

$230 - $280

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

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

Stagecoach South operates a bus from Cardiff to Pen y Fan hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 24 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 Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
uberASSIST
$95 - $140
uberX
$95 - $140
uberEXEC
$120 - $170
uberXL
$140 - $200
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Pen y Fan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Pen y Fan is 48 km. The road distance is 73 km.

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

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

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