There are 5 ways to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Pontyclun to Cardiff Central

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) to Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road) 122 / ...

$5

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontyclun to Cardiff 12.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Pontyclun to Cardiff 12.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontyclun to Cardiff 12.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) and arriving at Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pontyclun and arriving at Cardiff Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Pontyclun and Cardiff is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The train from Pontyclun to Cardiff Central takes 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Pontyclun to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) station.

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Pontyclun to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Pontyclun station.

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The best way to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff is to train which takes 13 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 and takes 32 min.

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Pontyclun to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road) station.

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Pontyclun to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Pontyclun to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Pontyclun, Wales and Cardiff, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Pontyclun to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Pontyclun to Cardiff every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 32 min. New Adventure Travel also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Pontyclun to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) to Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontyclun, Heol-y-Bryn (Heol-y-Bryn junction) to Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontyclun to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
Exec
$35 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi from Pontyclun to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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