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There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

$154 - $231

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Fly Newcastle to Cardiff, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Cardiff (CWL) NCL - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare

$69 - $289

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bridgend
  3. Take the train from Bridgend to Aberdare

$154 - $232

Bus  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff University National Express / ...

$72 - $98

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare 319 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare

$76 - $256

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Cardiff, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare

$85 - $296

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$180 - $479

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Aberdare via Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Aberdare is 239 miles. The road distance is 319 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare without a car is to train which takes 6h 52m and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare is to train which takes 6h 52m and costs £110 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £80 and takes 12h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare.
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  • Distance: 238.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Aberdare, Wales?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare via Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central in around 6h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Cardiff University, and Cathays in around 12h 9m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $180
Train from Bridgend to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cardiff University
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Aberdare.

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Flybe, Ryanair and KLM offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs £2 - £4.

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