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Duration 4h 2m
Distance 128 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Merthyr Tydfil takes 4h 2m and the fastest train takes 3h 22m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter 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. Exeter St Davids
  2. Bristol Parkway
  3. Cardiff Central
  4. Merthyr Tydfil
3h 37m
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£60 - £279

Exeter to Merthyr Tydfil train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Merthyr Tydfil. The earliest departure is at 06:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:56 which arrives into Merthyr Tydfil at 06:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Exeter and Merthyr Tydfil is 71 miles. The road distance is 128 miles.

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Exeter to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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