Steeped in history which includes the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Torfaen has so much to offer from Cwmbran Shopping to having a lazy afternoon in Pontypool Park. It’s the perfect half-term destination or stop-off point on a further exploration of Wales. To get around this picturesque area for less, try a day, week or multi-week bus pass with Stagecoach.
Take the whole family from Cwmbran to Pontypool and Blaenavon and more by bus.
Visiting for the day? Enjoy great value travel for both adults and children on our dayrider passes. You can buy these on the bus completely contactless, or download the Stagecoach mobile app. You can also extend these to cover South Wales, while 16 to 22-year-olds will get discounts with a valid My Travel Pass ticket. Travel in groups for even better value.
If you’re exploring the area for longer, try our megarider tickets, covering zones such as the city centre, Pontypridd, Caerphilly and South Wales. These offer the same great savings as our day passes, with unlimited journeys for seven days.
Extended your stay? Use our 28-day megarider and megarider PLUS tickets. You can buy these online and get them sent to your home, or purchase a smart card and top it up as you wish. Alternatively, roll this great value over with our longer-than-a-week tickets. Same great savings; just one simple direct debit. Travel as flexibly as you like!
If you’re a student, you can also qualify for these discounts in term time, with production of a valid student ID. We also offer discounted and even free travel for those of State Pension age, or with a disability. Ask your local council for a pass to qualify, or check out our discounts with our concessionary passes in Torfaen.
Zip around with ease to Blaenavon, Pontypool, Cwmbran and much more.
Travel from Blaenavon to Cwmbran
Catch our X24 service from Pontypool or Blaenavon for a quick easy journey to Cwmbran boating lake. There's so much to see and do, you can stroll around the lake and feed the geese and ducks; have an ice cream in the café, picnic in the park or have fun in the children's play area!
Travel from Cwmbran to Newport
It’ s short less than 15 minute trip from Cwmbran to Newport on the X24. There lots to see and do from the Friars Walk centre with it’s shops and restaurants. You can also take a stroll along Newport Riverfront to unwind and have a nice cup of coffee!
Travel from Cwmbran to Greenmeadow
If you're heading into Cwmbran which not use your dayrider and jump on service 6 to Greenmeadow Community Farm. It's just a short walk from the Parc Celyn stop. The Greenmeadow Community Farm is all about having fun and you can meet a wide range of pedigree and rare breed traditional farm animals as well as some more unusual residents!
Explore the outdoors around Blackwood
Love the outdoors? You can travel further afield to Blackwood on our 21 service. You’ll also love a walk around Cwmcarn Forest Drive, if you change onto our 151 service at Newbridge.
Cwmbran bus station is located at the hear of the Cwmbran Shoppping Centre in Gwent Square. There are ample connections to other bus services, and you can buy smart cards on the bus to make your journey easier. Local shops are right next door, as are public toilets.
With a huge number of connections out of Pontypool and Cwmbran, it’s better to get around by bus. Our selection of day, week and multi-week tickets offers considerably cheaper travel options than the train. You can also get special discounts if you’re studying or hold a concessionary pass.
Buying your bus ticket is easy. Use contactless payment on the bus, the mobile app, or your smart card. To get exactly where you need to go with no fuss, it’s better with Stagecoach.
Avoid paying over and above for travel with our unlimited day, week and multi-week passes. There’s no need to worry about loose change or paper tickets – just download the app and you’re away. Whether it’s business or pleasure, we’ll get you there.
There's so many place with easy reach of the main towns in Torfaen by bus, you certainly won't be short of things to do! Here are a few great ideas, whatever the weather!
Blaenavon World Heritage Site
Did you know that Blaenavon is one of UNESCO protected world heritage sites? The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape is a testament to the human endeavour of miners and ironworkers of the past. The main attractions include Blaenavon Ironworks and the World Heritage Centre that are just a short walk from the bus stops on our X24 route!
Cardiff must see attraction is Cardiff Castle is one of Wales’ leading heritage attractions. It's located at the heart of the capital, within beautiful parklands, the Castle has nearly 2,000 years of history just waiting to be uncovered on a day out from Pontypool or Cwmbran.
In the castle you can discover the Black Tower Tales, an exciting new experience re-telling the story of Llywelyn Bren, a forgotten hero of medieval Welsh history.
Abergavenny Market entices people from many mile on a Tuesday to pick up a bargain. Don't forget there also Abergavenny Theatre and the world famous Food Festival in September. You can also stay on the bus for a day out further afield and visit Hereford with it's amazing Cathedral and the would famous Mappa Mundi.
Pontypool Park is just stones throw from the town centre and bus stops and is the perfect palce to relax on a nice sunny day! It's locally known as the People’s Park, covering some 64 hectares with several historical features - including Italian Gardens, Ice Houses and Shell Grotto - which have been recently been restored