There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff to St Athan by bus, train, 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

Bus Capital Links / Cardiff  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside, Craddock St (23 Ninian Park Rd) to St Athan, Rectory Road X91

$7

5 alternative options

Bus New Adventure Travel  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Central Station (Cardiff Central Rly Stn South) to Colcot, Highlight Park (Barry Fire Station) T9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colcot, Highlight Park (Barry Fire Station) to St Athan, Rectory Road 303 / ...

$7 - $10

Train, line 303 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Barry
  2. Take the line 303 bus from Barry Hotel to St Athan, Rectory Road 303

$9 - $11

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

Questions & Answers

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 bus from Riverside, Craddock St (23 Ninian Park Rd) to St Athan, Rectory Road takes 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riverside, Craddock St (23 Ninian Park Rd) and arriving at St Athan, Rectory Road. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

Capital Links / Cardiff operates a bus from Cardiff to St Athan once daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 50 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 Barry
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Capital Links / Cardiff
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
enquiries@capitallinks.co.uk
Website
capitallinks.co.uk
Bus from Riverside, Craddock St (23 Ninian Park Rd) to St Athan, Rectory Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Capital Links / Cardiff
Bus from Colcot, Highlight Park (Barry Fire Station) to St Athan, Rectory Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Capital Links / Cardiff
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Central Station (Cardiff Central Rly Stn South) to Colcot, Highlight Park (Barry Fire Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Colcot, Highlight Park (Barry Fire Station) to St Athan, Rectory Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Barry Hotel to St Athan, Rectory Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) to Barry, Gladstone Bridge (Old Western Welsh Depot)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com
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
uberASSIST
$30 - $50
uberX
$30 - $50
uberEXEC
$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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