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

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)

$11 - $49

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Line 132 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ 132

$5 - $40

4 alternative options

Line 132 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ 132
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street to Newport, Market Square X5

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Newport 20.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Newport 20.9 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Newport 20.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Pontypridd to Newport is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontypridd to Newport is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypridd to Newport. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street and arriving at Newport, Market Square via Cardiff, Customhouse Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontypridd to Newport. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd and arriving at Newport (S Wales) via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Newport is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Newport without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £40.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Pontypridd to Newport, including transfers.

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Pontypridd to Newport bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontypridd, Catherine Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Newport is to train which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus, which costs £4 - £30 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Newport.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Pontypridd to Newport via Cardiff Central in around 53 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Pontypridd to Newport every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 2 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 Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 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 - $11
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Newport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $65
UberX
$40 - $65
Exec
$60 - $85
UberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Pontypridd to Newport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Newport bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Newport, Market Square station.

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Pontypridd to Newport train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newport (S Wales) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypridd to Newport is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Pontypridd to Newport.

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