There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Porth by train, bus, taxi, 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  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Porth

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Porth, Police Station (Porth Police Station) 132

$10

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Porth 15.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Porth 15.6 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Porth 15.6 miles

$35 - $50

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Porth hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Cardiff to Porth every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 8 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 Porth
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Porth, Police Station (Porth Police Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Porth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$45 - $65
uberEXEC
$45 - $70
Taxi from Cardiff to Porth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff to Porth?

The distance between Cardiff and Porth is 22 km. The road distance is 25 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Porth?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Porth is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Porth?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Porth is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs £35 - £45.

Is there a direct train between Cardiff and Porth?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Porth. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Porth?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Porth, Police Station (Porth Police Station). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Porth?

The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Porth takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.