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Trains Cardiff to Pontypool: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Cardiff to Pontypool? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Cardiff to Pontypool?

The cheapest train tickets from Cardiff to Pontypool cost £ 9.80. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 30.36 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Cardiff to Pontypool.

Cardiff to Pontypool by train

Best price £ 9.80
Journey duration 30 min
Connections per day 22
First departure 10:06
Last departure 19:42
Distance 16.2 mi
Departure Cardiff
Arrival Pontypool
Carriers Nationalrail, Arriva trains wales, Great Western Railway, Cross country

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Cardiff - Pontypool


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How long is the journey from Cardiff to Pontypool by train?

The journey from Cardiff to Pontypool covers a distance of 16.8 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 12 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Cardiff to Pontypool faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Cardiff to Pontypool leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Cardiff at 10:06, and the last departure will leave at 19:42. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Cardiff to Pontypool can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Cardiff to Pontypool?

In Cardiff, departure stations include Cardiff Central [ CDF ], Cardiff Central, Pontypool & New Inn, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, Newport (Gwent) and Bridgend. When you arrive in Pontypool, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Pontypool & New Inn [ PPL ], Pontypool & New Inn, Newport (Gwent), Cardiff Central, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport and Bridgend. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Cardiff to Pontypool?

The exact number of journeys from Cardiff to Pontypool can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 22 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Arriva trains wales, Great Western Railway and Cross country. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 24 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cardiff to Pontypool. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cardiff to Pontypool varies, but in general, you can expect to find 22 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.


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