There are 7 ways to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Port Talbot Parkway to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Cardiff Airport, Airport T9

$20 - $37

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Rhoose

$13 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express 303

$13 - $14

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 36.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 36.1 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport 36.1 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 36.1 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Port Talbot Parkway and arriving at Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Port Talbot Parkway and arriving at Rhoose via Bridgend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Port Talbot and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 23 miles. The road distance is 36.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £15 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by First, depart from Port Talbot Parkway station.

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Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Port Talbot Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £9 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £11 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express station.

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Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Rhoose station.

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Map of how to get from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL).
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between Port Talbot, Wales and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

You can take a train from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
12 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 - $12
Train from Bridgend to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
Exec
$100 - $140
UberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Port Talbot to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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