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Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street by train

It takes an average of 58m to travel from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street by train, over a distance of around 20 miles (32 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street and tickets for this journey start from £5 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 56m
PriceFrom £5
Distance20 miles (32 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
Departure stationAberdare
Arrival stationCardiff Queen Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransport for Wales

Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street for Tuesday 11th 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
09:44 On timeaberdare10:38 On timecardiff queen streetPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
10:44 On timeaberdare11:38 On timecardiff queen streetPlat. 1 transport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
11:44 On timeaberdare12:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
12:44 On timeaberdare13:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
13:44 On timeaberdare14:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
14:44 On timeaberdare15:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
15:44 On timeaberdare16:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
16:44 On timeaberdare17:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
17:44 On timeaberdare18:38 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct
18:42 On timeaberdare19:36 On timecardiff queen streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets54m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street? 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 Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdare and Cardiff Queen Street is 58 minutes, with around 29 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 Aberdare and Cardiff Queen Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street can start from as little as £5 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 Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street without having to change trains. There are 29 direct trains from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street leave?

The first train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street leaves at 05:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street leave?

The last train from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street leaves at 21:52. 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 Aberdare and Cardiff Queen Street by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street cover a distance of around 20 miles (32 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cardiff Queen Street to Aberdare.

Cheap train tickets from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street

Train tickets from Aberdare to Cardiff Queen Street start at £5 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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