There are 7 ways to get from Pontypridd to Neath by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$22 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 404 bus, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 404 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 404
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) X4

$12 - $14

5 alternative options

Train via Bridgend  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Bridgend

$25 - $42

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Neath National Express

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Neath 32.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Neath 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Neath 32.2 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Pontypridd to Neath is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontypridd to Neath is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypridd to Neath. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) and arriving at Neath via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontypridd to Neath. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd and arriving at Neath via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Neath is 20 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Neath without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £16 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Pontypridd to Neath, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Neath is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £16 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Pontypridd to Neath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Neath station.

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Pontypridd to Neath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Neath station.

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Neath.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Pontypridd to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pontypridd to Neath via Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club) and Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens in around 2 h 37 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 Central
Ave. Duration
29 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
$8 - $12
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Pontypridd to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Cardiff, Quay Street KE (Glamorgan CC Staff Club)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Neath
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Neath
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $95
UberX
$65 - $95
Exec
$90 - $120
UberXL
$95 - $140
Taxi from Pontypridd to Neath
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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