There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Rhondda by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Ystrad Rhondda

$71 - $125

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Ferndale Hotel (Ferndale Post Office) 132

$74 - $123

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Rhondda 148.6 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Rhondda. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Ystrad Rhondda via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Rhondda is 103 miles. The road distance is 148.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Rhondda without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Southampton to Rhondda, including transfers.

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Southampton to Rhondda train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Rhondda train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Ystrad Rhondda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Rhondda is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Southampton to Rhondda.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Rhondda. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rhondda.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Rhondda, Wales?

You can take a train from Southampton to Rhondda via Cardiff Central in around 3 h 53 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Ystrad Rhondda
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Ferndale Hotel (Ferndale Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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