Trains from Cardiff to Bridgend run regularly throughout the day and arrive in around 35 minutes, leaving you plenty of time to explore.

There are several rail routes from Cardiff to Bridgend, so you can conveniently choose your most preferred time to travel, whether you’re travelling solo or with a group. Booking trains has now got even easier thanks to our handy app. If you’re exploring Bridgend, prepare your to-do list and places to visit to maximise your stay. We offer free Wi-Fi allowing you to fully enjoy your journey, access it and plan your activities in Bridgend.

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One of the top attractions in Bridgend is Bryngarw Country Park, with over a hundred acres of parkland. It has leisure activities that cater for everyone, no matter what the season.

With a lovely walk along the river, picturesque BBQ and picnic spots, alongside outdoor gyms and small shops and cafes, you’ll never run out of things to do.

If nature is up your street, you may also want to visit the famous Kenfig National Reserve,  home to a wide variety of plants, insects, and animals - take pleasure in the interactive exhibits suitable for kids and the young at heart.

If you want to go somewhere romantic yet historical, then head to Coity Castle and relish in the architecture of the castle’s relics from centuries ago. There are also lots of fun activities that children will enjoy, especially on a Sunday morning walk.

In Bridgend, you can also find the Bridgend Recreation Centre which boasts an extensive pool complex with a very cool slide and machine operated waves. Both small kids and kids-at-heart will love bouncing around on a trampoline in Jump Jam Trampoline Park. You can try exciting and challenging stunts, challenge a friend or even have fun with family. Sip a drink and have a snack at the cafe inside after having your fun - the possibilities are endless.


Make the most of your train journey from Cardiff to Bridgend

You can enjoy these activities with friends and family and make the most of our group discount. Our Advance tickets can be cheaper, especially if you have a railcard. Travel with us and enjoy your journey from Cardiff to Bridgend.