There are 5 ways to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 120 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 120

$6

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) and arriving at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontypridd to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd and arriving at Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Caerphilly is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly without a car is to line 120 bus which takes 45 min and costs £4.

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The line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) station.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Pontypridd station.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly is to line 120 bus which takes 45 min and costs £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £11 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) station.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Caerphilly station.

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Pontypridd, Wales and Caerphilly, Wales?

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Pontypridd to Caerphilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pontypridd to Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street in around 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Pontypridd to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
First Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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uber.com
Assist
$17 - $25
UberX
$17 - $25
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Pontypridd to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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