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There are 7 ways to get from Croydon to Pontypridd by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

£71 - £127

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station X26
  2. Take the night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway M7

£26 - £40

5 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central

£64 - £115

Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express

£32 - £44

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Pontypridd 167.1 miles

£27 - £40

Fly from London City  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL

£55 - £168

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL) LHR - CWL

£99 - £383

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon station to Pontypridd. However, there are services departing from West Croydon Bus Station and arriving at Pontypridd, Catherine Street via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Cardiff, Kingsway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Pontypridd. However, there are services departing from West Croydon and arriving at Pontypridd via Clapham Junction, Reading and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Croydon and Pontypridd is 141 miles. The road distance is 167.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Pontypridd without a car is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Croydon to Pontypridd, including transfers.

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Croydon to Pontypridd bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

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Croydon to Pontypridd train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Pontypridd is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 6h 4m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £170 and takes 6h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Pontypridd.
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  • Distance: 141.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Pontypridd, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Croydon to Pontypridd hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £110 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Pontypridd hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £28 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £110
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £85
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £28
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National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cardiff, Kingsway
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £29
Website
Megabus UK

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Croydon to Pontypridd bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cardiff, Kingsway station.

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Croydon to Pontypridd train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Pontypridd is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Croydon to Pontypridd.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, KLM and Flybe offer flights from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Pontypridd. Prices start at £47 per night.

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