There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda 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  •  45 min

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

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus, line 120 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) T4 / ...
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Ystrad Rhondda, Clinic (Ystrad Clinic) 130 / ...

$11

Taxi  •  31 min

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

$60 - $75

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

$45 - $65

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 $9 - $14 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) and Ystrad Rhondda, Clinic (Ystrad Clinic) in around 1 h 30 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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Ystrad Rhondda, Clinic (Ystrad Clinic)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$35 - $55
uberX
$45 - $65
uberXL
$55 - $80
uberEXEC
$60 - $85
Taxi from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Ystrad Rhondda?

The distance between Cardiff and Ystrad Rhondda is 27 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs £45 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Cardiff and Ystrad Rhondda?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Ystrad Rhondda. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Ystrad Rhondda?

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, Clinic (Ystrad Clinic) via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Ystrad Rhondda?

The train from Cardiff Queen Street to Ystrad Rhondda takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.