Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Tonypandy to Cathays

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 122 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 122 bus from Tonypandy, Steps to Cardiff Castle, Castle Stop 1 (Cardiff Castle) 122

$9

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tonypandy to Cardiff 20 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Tonypandy to Cardiff 20 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tonypandy to Cardiff 20 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tonypandy and Cardiff is 25 km. The road distance is 32 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tonypandy to Cardiff is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Tonypandy to Cardiff is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £40 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tonypandy and arriving at Cathays. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tonypandy, Steps and arriving at Cardiff Castle, Castle Stop 1 (Cardiff Castle). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from Tonypandy to Cathays takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

What companies run services between Tonypandy, Wales and Cardiff, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Tonypandy to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South operates a bus from Tonypandy to Cardiff every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Tonypandy to Cathays
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tonypandy, Steps to Cardiff Castle, Castle Stop 1 (Cardiff Castle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tonypandy to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $65
uberX
$40 - $65
uberEXEC
$55 - $80
uberXL
$60 - $90
Taxi from Tonypandy to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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