• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 4 ways to get from Newport to Porthcawl 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, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Porthcawl, Lias Road X2

$16 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newport to Porthcawl 38 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Newport to Porthcawl 38 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newport to Porthcawl 38 miles

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newport to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Newport to Porthcawl is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 40 min.

More details

The distance between Newport and Porthcawl is 31 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Newport to Porthcawl without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £11 - £27.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Newport to Porthcawl, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Newport to Porthcawl is 38 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Newport to Porthcawl.

Get driving directions

There are 225+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Newport to Porthcawl.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Newport, Wales and Porthcawl, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Newport to Porthcawl. However, you can take the train to Bridgend, take the walk to Bridgend, Bus Station, then take the bus to Porthcawl, Lias Road. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Porthcawl.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newport to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
Exec
$100 - $140
UberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Newport to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.