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There are 5 ways to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$25 - $55

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Bus, train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Cardiff, Tresillian Way T14
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$15 - $40

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Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath 24.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  31m

  1. Take an Uber from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath 24.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil and arriving at Neath via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Neath is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath without a car is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath, including transfers.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Neath train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Neath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Neath station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil to Neath is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath.

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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Neath, Wales?

You can take a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Cardiff, Tresillian Way
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $95
UberXL
$70 - $110
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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