There are 6 ways to get from Port Talbot to Porthcawl by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 85 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 85 bus from Port Talbot, Plaza (Port Talbot British Legion) to Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist) 85

$3 - $4

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Train, bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$8 - $17

Bus  •  1 h 7 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 Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Talbot to Porthcawl 10.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Port Talbot to Porthcawl 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Talbot to Porthcawl 10.7 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Talbot to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Talbot to Porthcawl is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Talbot, Plaza (Port Talbot British Legion) and arriving at Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist). Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Port Talbot and Porthcawl is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Talbot to Porthcawl without a car is to line 85 bus which takes 31 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The line 85 bus from Port Talbot, Plaza (Port Talbot British Legion) to Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist) takes 31 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Port Talbot to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, depart from Port Talbot, Plaza (Port Talbot British Legion) station.

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Port Talbot to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, arrive at Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Talbot to Porthcawl is 11 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Port Talbot to Porthcawl.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Talbot to Porthcawl.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Port Talbot, Wales and Porthcawl, Wales?

First operates a bus from Port Talbot to Porthcawl 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 31 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 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Port Talbot, Plaza (Port Talbot British Legion) to Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Port Talbot Parkway to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Talbot to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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Assist
$22 - $35
UberX
$22 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $50
Taxi from Port Talbot to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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