Glasgow Central Rail Station to Aberdare Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 9 hours 14 mins

Glasgow Central Rail Station to Aberdare Rail Station

Leave at 10:40 and arrive at 19:37
Journey time 08:57
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Avanti West Coast to Wilmslow

  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station
  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Radyr

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station
  • Llandaf Rail Station
  • Radyr Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Pontypridd

  • Taffs Well Rail Station
  • Trefforest Estate Rail Station
  • Trefforest Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Aberdare

  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Penrhiwceiber Rail Station
  • Mountain Ash Rail Station
  • Fernhill Rail Station
  • Cwmbach Rail Station
  • Aberdare Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Glasgow Central Rail Station to Aberdare Rail Station

Leave at 12:40 and arrive at 22:00
Journey time 09:20
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Avanti West Coast to Stockport

  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station
  • Stockport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Radyr

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station
  • Llandaf Rail Station
  • Radyr Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Aberdare

  • Taffs Well Rail Station
  • Trefforest Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Penrhiwceiber Rail Station
  • Mountain Ash Rail Station
  • Fernhill Rail Station
  • Cwmbach Rail Station
  • Aberdare Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Glasgow Central Rail Station to Aberdare Rail Station

Leave at 13:35 and arrive at 23:00
Journey time 09:25
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Avanti West Coast to Wilmslow

  • Motherwell Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station
  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Nantwich Rail Station
  • Whitchurch (Shrops) Rail Station
  • Wem Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Radyr

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station
  • Llandaf Rail Station
  • Radyr Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Aberdare

  • Taffs Well Rail Station
  • Trefforest Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Penrhiwceiber Rail Station
  • Mountain Ash Rail Station
  • Fernhill Rail Station
  • Cwmbach Rail Station
  • Aberdare Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


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