There are 6 ways to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 120 bus via Caerphilly, Crescent Road  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly, Crescent Road 120

$6

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Line 120 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly, Castle Court Bandstand (Castle Court Shopping Centre) 120

$6

Train  •  1 h 7 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 Castle 8.1 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle 8.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle 8.1 miles

$17 - $25

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) and arriving at Caerphilly, Crescent Road. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd and arriving at Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Caerphilly Castle is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle without a car is to line 120 bus which takes 52 min and costs .

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The line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly, Crescent Road takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle is to line 120 bus which takes 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Caerphilly, Crescent Road station.

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

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle.
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  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle via Cardiff Queen Street and Caerphilly in around 1 h 7 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
Every 30 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
15 min
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly, Crescent Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Caerphilly, Castle Court Bandstand (Castle Court Shopping Centre)
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 Castle
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Assist
$17 - $25
UberX
$17 - $25
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$25 - $40
Taxi from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle
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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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Pontypridd to Caerphilly Castle.

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