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Pontyclun train station is situated on the South Wales Main Line between Cardiff and Swansea, 11 miles to the west of Cardiff Central. A station has been at this location since 1850 although it was originally called Llantrisant. Trains are operated from this station by Arriva Trains Wales who offer a typical off peak service of one trains per hour. The fastest journey times to Cardiff Central and Swansea are 14 minutes and 52 minutes respectively.  

The station serves the village of Pontyclun. The village name translates as bridge over the River Clun’; the River Clun being the main tributary to the River Ely which flows just a few hundred metres to the west of the stationPontyclun train station has two platforms, both with step free access. They are connected by a footbridge and steps or via the Cowbridge Road over-bridge. Local bus service connections can be found on Cowbridge Road and Llantrisant Road. There is no ticket office at this station.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
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
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Pontyclun

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pontyclun station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Milford HavenTransport for Wales05:52On time
to HerefordTransport for Wales06:30On time
to MaestegTransport for Wales07:151On time
to Ebbw Vale TownTransport for Wales07:21On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales07:33On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales05:52On time
from CarmarthenTransport for Wales06:29On time
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales07:151On time
from MaestegTransport for Wales07:21On time
from CarmarthenTransport for Wales07:33On time
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