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Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd

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  1. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:42
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:46
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:28
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:06
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:10
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:15
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:41
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:18
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:22
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:30
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:57
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:30
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:34
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:45
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:11
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:54
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:58
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:01
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:29
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:06
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:10
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:15
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:41
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:18
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:22
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:30
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:58
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:30
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:34
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:46
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:11
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:42
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:46
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:28
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:06
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:10
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:15
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:41
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Pontypridd
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd

  • Train Fares from: £4.80
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 2
  • How long does it take to travel from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd by train?

    The average journey time between Cardiff Bay and Pontypridd is . On an average weekday, there are 71 trains travelling from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd cost?

    Train tickets from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd can start from as little as £4.80 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Cardiff Bay and Pontypridd?

    The distance between Cardiff Bay and Pontypridd is 12 miles.

    Distance: 12 miles
  • What time is the first train from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd?

    The first train from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd departs at .

    What time is the last train from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd?

    The last train from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd for Wednesday 19th Feb 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
06:4207:2846m, 1 change
07:0607:4135m, 1 change
07:1807:5739m, 1 change
07:3008:1141m, 1 change
07:5408:2935m, 1 change
08:0608:4135m, 1 change
08:1808:5840m, 1 change
08:3009:1141m, 1 change
08:4209:2846m, 1 change
09:0609:4135m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Cardiff Bay to Pontypridd

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Book in advance.

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Consider a Season Ticket.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.