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Abercynon to Pontypridd by train

It takes an average of 9m to travel from Abercynon to Pontypridd by train, over a distance of around 3 miles (5 km). There are normally 63 trains per day travelling from Abercynon to Pontypridd and tickets for this journey start from £2.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7m
PriceFrom £2.30
Distance3 miles (5 km)
Frequency63 trains per day
Departure stationAbercynon
Arrival stationPontypridd
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransport for Wales

Abercynon to Pontypridd train times

Check out the next trains departing from Abercynon to Pontypridd for Saturday 15th May 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
14:04 On timeabercynon14:11 On timepontypriddPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
14:26 On timeabercynon14:33 On timepontypriddPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
15:04 On timeabercynon15:11 On timepontypriddPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
15:26 On timeabercynon15:33 On timepontypriddPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
16:04 On timeabercynon16:11 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
16:26 On timeabercynon16:33 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
17:04 On timeabercynon17:11 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
17:26 On timeabercynon17:33 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
18:04 On timeabercynon18:11 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct
18:26 On timeabercynon18:33 On timepontypriddtransport for wales PeakGet tickets7m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Abercynon to Pontypridd? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Abercynon to Pontypridd take?

The average journey time by train between Abercynon and Pontypridd is 9 minutes, with around 63 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Abercynon and Pontypridd by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Abercynon to Pontypridd is 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Abercynon to Pontypridd cost?

Train ticket prices from Abercynon to Pontypridd can start from as little as £2.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Abercynon to Pontypridd?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Abercynon to Pontypridd without having to change trains. There are 63 direct trains from Abercynon to Pontypridd each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Abercynon to Pontypridd leave?

The first train from Abercynon to Pontypridd leaves at 06:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Abercynon to Pontypridd leave?

The last train from Abercynon to Pontypridd leaves at 23:14. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Abercynon and Pontypridd by train?

Trains travelling from Abercynon to Pontypridd cover a distance of around 3 miles (5 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Pontypridd to Abercynon.

Cheap train tickets from Abercynon to Pontypridd

Train tickets from Abercynon to Pontypridd start at £2.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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