* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Garth (Bridgend) from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
It replaced a previous station, south of the current location, which was known as 'Troedyrhiew Garth', which closed in 1970. When the current station opened with the restoration of passenger services in 1992, there was much local debate whether to call the station 'Troedyrhiw Garth' once more because of the potential confusion with Garth Railway Station on the Heart of Wales Line in Powys. Upon opening on 28 September 1992 the new station was named simply Garth.