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There are 6 ways to get from Treforest to Cardiff by train, bus, rideshare, 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

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Trefforest to Cathays

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pontypridd to Cardiff 11.9 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Line 132 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Glyntaf, Castle Inn Bridge to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB 132

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Treforest to Cardiff 11.5 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Treforest to Cardiff 11.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Treforest to Cardiff 11.5 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Treforest to Cardiff is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Treforest to Cardiff is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glyntaf, Castle Inn Bridge and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trefforest and arriving at Cathays. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Treforest and Cardiff is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Treforest to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £3 - £6.

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The train from Trefforest to Cathays takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Treforest to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Glyntaf, Castle Inn Bridge station.

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Treforest to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Trefforest station.

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The best way to get from Treforest to Cardiff is to train which takes 17 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus, which costs and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Treforest to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 10.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Treforest to Cardiff every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Treforest to Cardiff every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Trefforest to Cathays
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glyntaf, Castle Inn Bridge to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pontypridd to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Treforest to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
Exec
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi from Treforest to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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Treforest to Cardiff bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB station.

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Treforest to Cardiff train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cathays station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Treforest to Cardiff is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Treforest to Cardiff.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Treforest and Cardiff. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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