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

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

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

$25 - $54

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Line 132 bus, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) 132
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X10

$13 - $15

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Line 404 bus, train  •  2 h 15 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 train from Bridgend to Swansea

$20 - $34

Train via Bridgend  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

$28 - $50

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypridd to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) and arriving at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontypridd to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd and arriving at Swansea via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Swansea is 26 miles. The road distance is 39.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Pontypridd to Swansea, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Swansea is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 132 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Pontypridd to Swansea bus services, operated by First, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Pontypridd to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Pontypridd to Swansea via Cardiff Central in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pontypridd to Swansea via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) in around 3 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 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 Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
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 Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
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
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street (Mill Street Market Place) to Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Swansea
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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Assist
$80 - $120
UberX
$80 - $120
Exec
$100 - $150
UberXL
$120 - $170
Taxi from Pontypridd to Swansea
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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 Swansea is 40 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Pontypridd to Swansea.

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