How to travel from Cardiff to Neath

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from Cardiff to Neath

You can get from Cardiff to Neath by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cardiff to Neath on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:07AMCardiff Central0h38 08:45AMNeath
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08:07AMCardiff Central0h38 08:45AMNeath
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08:42AMCardiff Central0h38 09:20AMNeath
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07:50AMCardiff Central0h46 08:36AMNeath
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06:31AMCardiff Central0h56 07:27AMNeath
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Travel Information between Cardiff and Neath

distanceDistance29 miles (47 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Transport for Wales

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 29 miles (47 km) to Neath from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Neath.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff to Neath

Travel Tips: Travel to Neath easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Neath.

You can travel between Cardiff and Neath 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Neath is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Neath:

A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Neath costing on average $18 (€16).

The fastest way to get to Neath from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 38 min.

Other travel options to Neath can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h   of travel time.

The Cardiff to Neath distance is around 29 miles (47 km).

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Neath is:

  • Around 40 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Neath from Cardiff as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cardiff to Neath:

  • Buses mostly leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and tend to arrive in Neath, Alfred Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cardiff Central and tend to arrive in Neath.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Neath:

  • You can travel by bus between Cardiff and Neath with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Cardiff to Neath tickets for $8 (€7) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cardiff to Neath by train with Transport for Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€16) with Transport for Wales from Cardiff to Neath.
Many of our customers traveling from Cardiff to Neath don't make Neath their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Neath are London, Swansea or Newport, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Neath to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cardiff to Neath, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $18 (€16) one way.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Neath tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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