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Trains to Cogan

Close to 3 miles south of Cardiff Central, Cogan Railway Station serves the Cogan suburb of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. The station and all passenger trains serving it are operated by Arriva Trains Wales as part of the Valley Lines network. Trains from Cogan depart every fifteen minutes northbound to Cardiff Central and beyond; southbound, trains depart three times an hour to Barry Island. An additional hourly southbound service continues to Bridgend via Rhoose. On evenings and Sundays, service to Cardiff Central is half-hourly; evening service to Barry Island and Bridgend is hourly, while Sunday services are half-hourly to Barry Island and two-hourly to Bridgend.  

The station’s distinctive cast-iron footbridge is Grade II listed. The original station buildings still stand but are in private use as businesses. Cogan has both bicycle storage and a free carpark. Tickets for onward travel may be purchased from the self-service ticket machines present at the station. Departure screens, help points, and automated announcements maintain train running information throughout the station. Platform 1 for southbound service has level access; platform 2 for northbound service is accessed only via stairs and footbridge or very steep ramp with steps.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Cogan station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Cogan. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Cogan station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False



  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Staff Help Notes : Help provided by on train staff.
  • Customer help points :


  • CCTV :



  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    EverydayOpen 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : Arriva Trains Wales
  • Car parking spaces : 24

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 6
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :


  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Cardiff bound platform only accessed via 44 step footbridge or by a steep ramp, with steps, from New Road

    Nearest fully accessible station - Eastbrook

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Cogan


Cogan Railway Station, Station Approach, Cogan, CF64 2NS
Ticket Office Hours