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Cathays station
CF10 3LU

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Ticket office

Closed now

Mon:  7:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Tue:  7:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Wed:  7:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Thu:  7:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Fri:  7:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Sat:  9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Sun:   to

Station details

Station Operator: AW
Station Code: CYS
Staffing Level: partTime
False Oyster Pre Pay
False Oyster Validator
False Smartcard Issued
False Smartcard Validator
False Oyster Topup
True Prepurchase Collection
False Smartcard Topup
True Ticket Machine
Ticket Office Note:
Entrance to Pontypridd bound platform.
False> Lost Property Contact Available
Phone number: 03333 211 202
Website: Go to website
True Ticket Gate

DepartureScreens, ArrivalScreens,

False> Left Luggage Contact Available
True Customer Help Points
False> Atm Machine
False Baby Change
False Bureau De Change
False Post Box
False Seated Area
False First Class Lounge
False Shops
False Showers
False Station Buffet
False Telephones (Cards & Coins)
False Toilets
False Tourist Information Office
False Trolleys
False WebKiosk
False WiFi
Wifi Note:

Find WiFi Hotspots around Cathays station

False Waiting Room
false Car parking
False Cycle Storage Availability
True Cycle Storage CCTV
False Taxi Rank

False Car Hire

False Airport
False Metro
True Bus Service
True Accessible Booking Office Counter

False Accessible Public Telephones

False National Key Toilets

True Induction Loop
False Wheelchairs Available
True Ramp For Train Access

False Step Free Access

Step Free Access Note:

While both platforms are step-free, there is no facility for wheelchair users or persons with reduced mobility to cross between Platform 1 and 2 due to a steep footbridge.

Customers who have travelled from the Valleys and wish to access the University or the Civic Centre are advised to travel to Queen Street station, change onto a North-bound service and alight at Cathays on the return service.

The nearest fully accessible station is Cardiff Queen Street.

False Accessible Taxis

True Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible Ticket Machines Note:

These machines accept debit/credit cards and cash. 

The machine on the Cardiff-bound platform is only available during staffing hours.

The machine on the Pontypridd-bound platform is available all the time.

False Impaired Mobility Set Down

Live departures and arrivals for Cathays

Live departures for Cathays
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
06:03 Pontypridd Platform On time See details on departure to Pontypridd
Live arrivals at Cathays
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
06:02 Cardiff Central Platform On time See details on departure to Cardiff Central

timetables for Cathays

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