It's simple to reach Aberavon Small Beach, in Port Talbot, by train. Simply hop on a train to Port Talbot Parkway station and then it's just a substantial walk - but easy to reach through the town or by fairly frequent buses.


Aberavon Small Beach in Port Talbot is wide open sandy beach - but does face the steelworks so is not necessarily the most beautiful option.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:30:00 until 18:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:00:00 until 19:00:00
  • Sunday open from 10:00:00 until 17:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
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The platforms are accessible via lifts and a footbridge from the main front entrance and rear car park.
Toilets notesThe station has Male & Female toilets available on Platform 1, including a Changing Places Toilet, a NKS Accessible Toilet operated by a RADAR key and baby changing facilities. The Changing Places Toilet is open from 6am to 9.30pm. The NKS Accessible Toilet is open 24 hours while the Male & Female toilets and baby changing facilities are open between 0600 and 2100.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
0600 - 2200 Mondays to Sundays Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train outside staffing hours.
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces143
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle stands are located in the station car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Port Talbot Parkway station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Port Talbot Parkway

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway04:052On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway05:182On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway05:472On time
to Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales05:58On time
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway06:172On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SwanseaGreat Western Railway04:042On time
from SwanseaGreat Western Railway05:172On time
from SwanseaGreat Western Railway05:462On time
from CarmarthenTransport for Wales05:58On time
from SwanseaGreat Western Railway06:162On time

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