Bridgend Train Station. Open daily. Free entry. Train fares apply.

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Details

Accessibility:

Pay and display car park with accessible spaces. Toilets on site, baby changing facilities and waiting rooms. Staff help is available seven days a week between 06.00 – 22.00hrs. Fully accessible footbridge with lifts.

Brief Description:

Bridgend Railway Station is a main line station serving the town of Bridgend , South Wales. It is the fifth busiest station in Wales.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgend_railway_station

2024: "Bridgend railway station (WelshGorsaf Pen-y-bont) is a main line station serving the town of Bridgend, south Wales. It is located approximately halfway between Cardiff Central and Swansea stations, at the point where the Maesteg Line diverges from the South Wales Main Line; it is also the western terminus of the Vale of Glamorgan Line from Cardiff. It is 190 miles 45 chains (306.7 km) measured from the zero point at London Paddington, via Stroud.[2]

It is the fifth-busiest station in Wales, after Cardiff Central, Newport, Swansea and Cardiff Queen Street. The station is fully staffed throughout the week, with the ticket office on platform 1 open from early morning until mid-evening. A self-service ticket machine is also provided for use and for the collection of pre-paid tickets. There is a waiting room and photo booth in the main building on platform 1, whist the amenities on platform 2 include toilets and a coffee shop. Train running details are offered via CIS displays, automatic announcements and timetable posters. Step-free access is available to all platforms via lifts in the accessible footbridge at the northern end.[6] Passenger services are operated by Great Western Railway to and from London Paddington and Swansea, with some services extended to Carmarthen; and by Transport for Wales to destinations across Wales.

To the west, Transport for Wales trains run along the South Wales Main Line and West Wales Line to Swansea and then to CarmarthenPembroke DockMilford Haven or Fishguard Harbour.

Mainline services to Swansea and London run hourly (with extra services at peak hours), whilst the regional trains to Manchester Piccadilly via Shrewsbury and local trains to Maesteg and over the Vale of Glamorgan Line also run hourly; the Swanline local stopping trains to/from Swansea run every two hours."

Further Information:

Address:

Bridgend Railway Station, Station Hill, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN.

Email:

Arriva Trains Wales – customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk

Phone:

Arriva Trains Wales - 0333 321102

Website:

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/BGN.aspx

Opening Hours:

Open daily.

Directions:

Situated 9.6 miles S of Junction 36 of the M4 and onto the A4061, Rotary International Way and Station Hill. OS SS 907798

Transport:

Bus services operate in and around this area are close to the train station.

For more travel information go to http://www.traveline.info/

Amenities:

Refreshment Facilities at the station. Further amenities can be found outside of the station in Bridgend.

Travel Information

For further travel information in Wales please see: www.traveline.cymru/travel-info

Or call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000