Cathays Railway Station

Facilities

Cathays railway station is a small staffed station in Cathays, Cardiff. It is managed by Transport for Wales.

Address

Cathays station
Plas-y-Parc
Cardiff
Cardiff
CF10 3LU

Tickets

Ticket Office
Yes

Entrance to Pontypridd bound platform.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday: 07:30 - 18:30
Saturday: 09:30 - 15:30
Sunday: Closed
Pre-purchase Collection
Yes
Ticket Machine
Yes
Oyster Pre-Pay
No
Oyster Topup
No
Oyster Validator
No
Smartcards Issued
No
Smartcard Validator
No
Smartcard Topup
No

Facilities

First Class Lounge
No
Seated Area
No
Waiting Room
No
Trolleys
No
Station Buffet
No
Toilets
No
Baby Change Facilities
No
Showers Available
No
Public Telephones
No
WiFi
No
Web Kiosk
No
Post Box
No
Tourist Information Office
No
Cash Machine
No
Bureau De Change
No
Retail Outlets
No
CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Service
Yes

Departure Screens

Arrival Screens

Customer Service
Yes

Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at www.tfwrail.wales

Left Luggage
Yes

Website: http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

Lost Property
Yes

Phone: 03333 211 202

Website: http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty

Accessibility

Help Line
Yes

03333 211202

Website: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Passenger Help Points
Yes

On the Pontypridd bound platform.

Staff Assistance Available
Yes

No platform staff available. Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train.

Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes

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.

Accessible Ticket Counter
Yes
Train Access Ramp
Yes
NKS (RADAR) Toilets
No
Step Free Access
No

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.

Ticket Gates
Yes
Impaired Mobility Set Down
No
Wheelchairs Available
No

Transport Connections

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Cycle Storage
No
Car Park
No
Taxi Rank
No
Bus Services
Yes

The nearest bus stop is on Park Place

Metro Link
No
Airport Link
No
Rail Replacement Services
Yes

At the bus stops adjacent to the Cardiff University Students' Union on Park Place

Cycle Hire
No
Port Link
No
Car Hire
No

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