How to travel from Cardiff to Port Talbot

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Port Talbot

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 27 miles (43 km) from Cardiff to Port Talbot. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Port Talbot.

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There are 2 travel options from Cardiff to Port Talbot: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Cardiff and Port Talbot is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Port Talbot:

A bus is generally $7 (€7) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $17 (€15) from Cardiff to Port Talbot.

The fastest way from Cardiff to Port Talbot is by train with an average journey time of 31 min.

There are alternative travel options to Port Talbot that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 45 min   of travel time.

Port Talbot is approximately 27 miles (43 km) away from Cardiff.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Port Talbot is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Port Talbot at Port Talbot.
  • Trains mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Port Talbot Parkway.

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

  • You can take a bus from Cardiff to Port Talbot with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with National Express from Cardiff to Port Talbot.
  • You can go to Port Talbot from Cardiff by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $17 (€15) with Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Port Talbot on Omio.
Your trip from Cardiff to Port Talbot doesn't have to end in Port Talbot. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Swansea or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Swansea or Birmingham to your Cardiff to Port Talbot tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Port Talbot today!

When planning your trip from Cardiff to Port Talbot, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $17 (€15) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cardiff to Port Talbot online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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