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Getting here

Torfaen is located in South East Wales and is within easy access of the M4 motorway as well as many major roads.

Visit www.transportdirect.info

By Coach:

National Express operates nationwide coach services to and from Cwmbran, Pontypool and Blaenavon.  For further information, visit www.nationalexpress.com or call .

By Rail:

Torfaen is served by Cwmbran and Pontypool/New Inn railway stations.  For further information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call .

By Air:

Cardiff International and Bristol International Airports both handle flights into the region from the UK, Europe and the USA, and are within a 45 minute driving distance.

For flight information:-

Cardiff Tel: www.cwlfly.com

Bristol Tel: www.bristolairport.co.uk

Getting Around Torfaen

By Car:

Getting around Torfaen is simple, follow the A4042 from Newport via Cwmbran through to Pontypool and then look out for the A4043 which takes you to Blaenavon.  There are FREE car parks situated throughout the borough in Cwmbran, Pontypool and Blaenavon.

By Bus:

Stagecoach operates the X24 service which connects all three towns in Torfaen (Cwmbran, Pontypool & Blaenavon) with the neighbouring city of Newport.  Detailed times of all local bus services in Torfaen are available from Torfaen Tourist Information Centre.  Alternatively call Traveline Cymru on or visit the website www.traveline-cymru.info

For more information contact Torfaen Tourist Information Centre which is based at Blaenavon Ironworks, Tel: or email