There are 5 ways to get from Porthcawl to Aberdare by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Porthcawl, Northways to Gadlys, Depot Road 172

$12

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Porthcawl, John Street to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) X2
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare

$21 - $37

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Porthcawl to Aberdare 36.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Porthcawl to Aberdare 36.5 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Porthcawl to Aberdare 36.5 miles

$75 - $110

What companies run services between Porthcawl, Wales and Aberdare, Wales?

Stagecoach South operates a bus from Porthcawl to Aberdare hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Porthcawl, Northways to Gadlys, Depot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Porthcawl to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberEXEC
$100 - $140
uberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Porthcawl to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Porthcawl and Aberdare is 32 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Porthcawl to Aberdare is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Porthcawl to Aberdare is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs £95 - £120.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porthcawl, Northways and arriving at Gadlys, Depot Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

The bus from Porthcawl, Northways to Gadlys, Depot Road takes 1 h 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.