There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Risca by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Risca is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.
The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Risca is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Risca. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) and arriving at Risca, Spar (Risca Spar) via Newport, Market Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Risca & Pontymister. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 26 min.
The distance between Cardiff and Risca is 10 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.
The best way to get from Cardiff to Risca without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £5 - £8.
The train from Cardiff Central to Risca & Pontymister takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Cardiff to Risca bus services, operated by Cardiff Bus, depart from Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House) station.
Cardiff to Risca train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Central station.
The best way to get from Cardiff to Risca is to train which takes 26 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus and line 151 bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1 h 18 min.
What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Risca, Wales?
Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Risca hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Risca via Newport, Friars Walk and Newport, Market Square in around 1 h 18 min.
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Train from Cardiff Central to Risca & Pontymister
- Ave. Duration
- 26 min
- Estimated price
- $7 - $11
- Advanced Single
- $4 - $6
- Anytime Day Single
- $7 - $11
- First Anytime Day Single
- $9 - $15
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Cardiff to Risca bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Risca, Spar (Risca Spar) station.
Cardiff to Risca train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Risca & Pontymister station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Risca is 15 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Cardiff to Risca.
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