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How much do train tickets from Pontypool to Cardiff cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Pontypool to Cardiff. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 75.46 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 35, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Pontypool to Cardiff by train

Best price £ 35
Journey duration 33 min
Connections per day 25
First departure 18:24
Last departure 14:22
Distance 16.2 mi
Departure Pontypool
Arrival Cardiff
Carriers Nationalrail, Transport For Wales, Arriva trains wales, Great Western Railway

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Maximum price
£ 7,000

Pontypool - Cardiff


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£ 36.61

Monday, June 20th 2022
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Cardiff Central - Pontypool & New Inn
09:22 - 09:52
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CO2: 0.08kg

How long will it take me to travel from Pontypool to Cardiff by train?

The journey between Pontypool and Cardiff runs for about 16.8 mi and usually takes approximately 33 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 15 min. If you are trying to get from Pontypool to Cardiff as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Pontypool to Cardiff?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Pontypool to Cardiff, which usually leaves at 18:24. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 14:22. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Pontypool to Cardiff?

You will be able to leave Pontypool by using stations such as Pontypool & New Inn [ PPL ], Pontypool & New Inn, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, Cardiff Central, Newport (Gwent) and Bridgend. These connect you to stations including Cardiff Central [ CDF ], Bridgend, Cardiff Central, Rhoose Cardiff International Airport, Pontypool & New Inn and Newport (Gwent) in Cardiff. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Pontypool or in Cardiff, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Pontypool to Cardiff?

The route from Pontypool to Cardiff is served by providers including Transport For Wales, Arriva trains wales and Great Western Railway. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 26 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Pontypool 25 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Pontypool to Cardiff, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 25 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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