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There are 5 ways to get from Newquay to Pontypridd by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Newquay to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$106 - $184

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Bus  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Newquay to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens 216

$69 - $86

3 alternative options

Train via Taunton  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Newquay to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central

$117 - $226

Train via Taunton #2  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from St Austell to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central

$117 - $221

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Newquay to Pontypridd 200.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Newquay to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Newquay to Pontypridd is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newquay to Pontypridd. However, there are services departing from Newquay and arriving at Pontypridd, Catherine Street via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, Bristol Airport and Cardiff, Kingsway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newquay to Pontypridd. However, there are services departing from Newquay and arriving at Pontypridd via Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Newquay and Pontypridd is 112 miles. The road distance is 200.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newquay to Pontypridd without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Newquay to Pontypridd, including transfers.

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Newquay to Pontypridd bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newquay station.

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Newquay to Pontypridd train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Newquay station.

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The best way to get from Newquay to Pontypridd is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 8h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Newquay to Pontypridd.
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  • Distance: 111.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

You can take a train from Newquay to Pontypridd via Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central in around 5h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newquay to Pontypridd via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, Bristol Airport, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, and Cardiff, Kingsway in around 8h 52m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
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 Newquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from St Austell to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
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 Newquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from St Austell to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
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 Newquay to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newquay, Bus Station to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Newquay to Pontypridd bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newquay to Pontypridd is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Newquay to Pontypridd.

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