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

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Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Pontyclun

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Bridge (Post House Hotel) to Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) 122 / ...

$6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Pontyclun 10.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Pontyclun 10.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Pontyclun 10.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Pontyclun is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Pontyclun is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Pontyclun is 10 miles. The road distance is 10.6 miles.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Pontyclun takes 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Bridge (Post House Hotel) and arriving at Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Pontyclun. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Pontyclun.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Pontyclun hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Cardiff to Pontyclun hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 40 min. New Adventure Travel also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Pontyclun
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff Bridge (Post House Hotel) to Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Bridge (Post House Hotel) to Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Pontyclun
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$22 - $35
UberX
$22 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Cardiff to Pontyclun
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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