If you need to get from Porth to Cardiff Central, catching the train makes perfect sense and ensures you arrive relaxed and ready to explore.

Our service runs throughout the day, beginning at 06.00 through until 21.30, and each trip takes approximately forty minutes. Our Anytime tickets allow you to be flexible in your plans, and if you fancy a day trip with friends, we offer group discounts. Being the capital, there’ll be lots of great photo opportunities, so why not use your journey to pick up some tips for taking great images.

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Cardiff Cathedral is an awe-inspiring sight. Designed by the great architect, Pugin, it was heavily destroyed in World War II and has since been rebuilt and restored to its former glory. Continuing Cardiff’s stunning architecture, both the City Hall and National Museum are renowned for their exterior as much as their interiors, and with a varied repertoire of events and exhibitions, there’s plenty for all to see and enjoy.  

St David’s and the Queen’s Arcade should be high on your sightseeing list, and with all the high street names and designer labels, a spot of retail therapy is a must. However, if you prefer something a little different, head for one of the many Victorian arcades that dot the city. Popular for artisan boutiques full of handcrafted treasures, you’ll find everything from chunky, stylish knits to mouth-blown glassware and handmade fudge - go on, treat yourself! 

Home to an eclectic programme of live performances and shows, the Millennium Centre is well worth a visit, and offers everything from musicals to ballet and stand up comedy. Nearby, stands the Principality Stadium with daily tours taking you around this world-class sports venue. 

A day trip into Cardiff offers a cultural and visual feast, and catching the train from Porth is the perfect way to get there. Our easily downloadable app allows you to plan your journey on the move and change arrangements as you go. Follow our Live Route Status for the latest updates and reports.