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

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Recommended option

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Rhoose

$21 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street to Cardiff Airport, Airport T9

$14 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to St Athan 15.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to St Athan 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to St Athan 15.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to St Athan is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to St Athan is to taxi which costs £30 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and St Athan is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to St Athan without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £15 - £21.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Cardiff to St Athan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to St Athan is to train which takes 36 min and costs £15 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to St Athan is 15 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Cardiff to St Athan.

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There are 536+ hotels available in St Athan. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to St Athan.
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  • Distance: 11.5 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and St Athan, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to St Athan hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff to St Athan every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to St Athan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $50
UberX
$30 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$45 - $70
Taxi from Cardiff to St Athan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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