Duration 2h 15m
Distance 63 miles
Average price £50
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Merthyr Tydfil takes 2h 15m and the fastest train takes 1h 56m. There is an hourly train service from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 2h 18m

  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Cardiff Central
  3. Merthyr Tydfil
2h 18m
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£33 - £65

Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil train times

Trains run hourly between Bristol and Merthyr Tydfil. The earliest departure is at 05:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 21:29 which arrives into Merthyr Tydfil at 23:28. All services require a transfer at Cardiff Central and take an average of 2h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Bristol and Merthyr Tydfil is 39 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.

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Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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