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

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Train  •  1h 43m

  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  •  3h 22m

  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 Swansea, Bus Station X10

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Train via Bridgend  •  2h 24m

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

$28 - $50

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  48m

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypridd to Swansea 39.7 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Pontypridd to Swansea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Pontypridd to Swansea is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypridd to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd, Catherine Street and arriving at Swansea, Bus Station via Cardiff, Customhouse Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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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 1h 43m.

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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 1h 43m and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m 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 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 1h 43m and costs £19 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 22m.

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

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

You can take a train from Pontypridd to Swansea via Cardiff Central in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pontypridd to Swansea via Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ and Cardiff, Customhouse Street in around 3h 22m.

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
29m
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
$8 - $12
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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 Pontypridd to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
43m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53m
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
33m
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
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Catherine Street to Cardiff, Royal Hotel KJ
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypridd to Swansea
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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uber.com
Assist
$80 - $120
UberX
$80 - $120
Exec
$100 - $150
UberXL
$120 - $170
Taxi from Pontypridd to Swansea
Ave. Duration
48m
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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Pontypridd to Swansea bus services, operated by First, arrive at 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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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypridd to Swansea is 40 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Pontypridd to Swansea.

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