Public Transport in The Rhondda Valleys
The whole of The Rhondda Valleys are easily accessible by bus with regular services and bus stops at regular intervals. Destinations outside of the valleys include the major cities of Cardiff and Swansea, together with other valley towns such as Merthyr, Pontypridd and Aberdare.
The main service providers are Stagecoach and Veolia?
National express also operate a daily service to many UK city destinations.
Here are some useful links:-
For details of bus services in the RCT area, ring Traveline on 08706 082608
The bus station at Tonypandy Square.
Train services are operated by Arriva Trains Wales who run varying hourly and half hourly services between Rhondda stations and
Cardiff Central, serving many other towns and villages such as Treforest and Pontypridd along the way.
More information on:- www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk.
Or telephone National Rail Enquiries
on 0845 7484950
Porth Railway Station
nearest major international airport is Cardiff Wales Airport (formally known as
Rhoose Airport). In recent years it has become a major player in U.K. air travel
with over 50 direct destinations and over 400 worldwide connecting flights.
Or telephone Cardiff International Airport on 01446 711111
Airport is often used to access the valleys area,
If you are interested in local aviation history, then this link is just up your street.
It is run by Gary Hillard who used to work for Cambrian Airways at Rhoose Airport.
It is an Aladdin's Cave of information on the civil aviation scene in South Wales from the 1950s onward. The site is teaming with images of those long forgotten airliners and will certainly bring a lump to the throat of most enthusiasts.