If you must travel, travel safely. For contactless travel, use digital tickets on your phone.

Travelling by train to Cyfarthfa Castle is super-simple. The nearest railway station to Cyfarthfa Castle is Merthyr Tydfil, which is served by Transport for Wales services throughout the day. It's 27 minutes to Cyfarthfa Castle on foot. The Castle is situated under a mile and a half to the northwest of the station; you can follow the course of the River Taff for most of the walk!

Cyfarthfa Castle is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Cyfarthfa Castle website for opening information.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:15 - 15:30
Saturday 08:15 - 16:30
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Car parking spaces34
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Merthyr Tydfil

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Merthyr Tydfil station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales06:08On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales06:15On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales07:15On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales08:15On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales09:15On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales07:061On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales08:06On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales09:06On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales10:06On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales11:06On time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in . Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.