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

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Line 120 bus  •  42m

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn 120

$5 - $8

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Train  •  52m

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

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  11m

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  11m

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11m

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Caerphilly 7.9 miles

$16 - $25

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street and arriving at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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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 52m.

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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 42m and costs £4 - £6.

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The line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn takes 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontypridd, Catherine Street 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 42m and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £11 and takes 52m.

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 42m

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

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Pontypridd to Caerphilly hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 42m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pontypridd to Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street in around 52m.

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
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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uber.com
Assist
$16 - $25
UberX
$16 - $25
Exec
$26 - $35
UberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Pontypridd to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
11m
Estimated price
$24 - $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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Pontypridd to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypridd to Caerphilly is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11m to drive from Pontypridd to Caerphilly.

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