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

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Ystrad Rhondda

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Line 132 bus, line 120 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) 132 / ...
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Ystrad Rhondda, Gelligaled Inn 130 / ...

$13

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda 20.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda 20.2 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda 20.2 miles

$40 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Ystrad Rhondda, Gelligaled Inn via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Ystrad Rhondda. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Ystrad Rhondda is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs .

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The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Ystrad Rhondda takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) station.

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Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda is to train which takes 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 132 bus and line 120 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Ystrad Rhondda, Gelligaled Inn station.

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Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Ystrad Rhondda station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Ystrad Rhondda, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) in around 1 h 45 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 Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Ystrad Rhondda, Gelligaled Inn
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$40 - $60
UberX
$40 - $60
Exec
$55 - $80
UberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda is 20 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda.

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