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Trains to Penarth

Penarth train station is terminus station: the final stop on the Penarth branch of the Vale of Glamorgan Line. Situated in Penarth in South Wales, the station is served by Arriva Trains Wales, who provide a typical service of four trains per hour on weekdays and Saturdays. Evening services run twice hourly, and Sundays see one train every two hours (a total of six a day). The journey time to Cardiff Central station is 17 minutes and trains to Bargoed take a minimum of 56 minutes.   

Penarth train station was built in 1878 and originally named Penarth Town. It had two platforms until 1968 when one was closed. The original station buildings on the disused side were used for other purposes until the 1980s, when many of the early buildings were destroyed or replaced. Penarth itself was once known as ‘the garden by the sea’. It is a popular seaside resort which has attracted summer visitors since Victorian times.  

Today, Penarth train station has a single platform with a sheltered seating area. There is a ticket office and concourse where tickets can be purchased from staff or collected from self-service machines. The town is also served by Cardiff Bus services and the Cardiff Waterbus. PS Waverly, the world’s last seagoing passenger paddle steamer, also sails from Penarth in the summer. 

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

Station details & facilities

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

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:50 - 14:20
    Saturday 08:30 - 15:00
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

Facilities

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

CCTV

  • CCTV :

WiFi

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    EverydayOpen 24 hours
  • Carpark operator : Arriva Trains Wales
  • Car parking spaces : 15

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 10
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : on the platform
  • Cycle storage notes :

    5 hoops

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Penarth

Address

Penarth Railway Station, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 3DQ
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:50 - 14:20
Saturday 08:30 - 15:00
Sunday Closed

Penarth Live Departures

18:02

Penarth

Transport for Wales

On time

18:17

Penarth

Transport for Wales

On time

18:32

Penarth

Transport for Wales

On time

18:47

Penarth

Transport for Wales

On time

17:47

Bargoed

Transport for Wales

Station Leaving 17:51

18:02

Ystrad Mynach

Transport for Wales

On time

18:17

Treherbert

Transport for Wales

Station Leaving 18:19

18:32

Cardiff Central

Transport for Wales

On time

18:47

Treherbert

Transport for Wales

On time

19:17

Rhymney

Transport for Wales

On time