Duration 6h 23m
Distance 229.7 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Eastbourne and Merthyr Tydfil takes 6h 23m and the fastest train takes 5h 28m. There is a train service every few hours from Eastbourne 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.


  1. Eastbourne
  2. London Paddington
  3. Cardiff Central
  4. Merthyr Tydfil
5h 41m
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£100 - £194

Eastbourne to Merthyr Tydfil train times

Trains run hourly between Eastbourne and Merthyr Tydfil. The earliest departure is at 04:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Eastbourne is at 22:24 which arrives into Merthyr Tydfil at 09:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, February 17, 2020

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No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Victoria station, London Paddington and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Merthyr Tydfil is 173 miles. The road distance is 229.7 miles.

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Eastbourne to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Southern, depart from Eastbourne station.

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

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