There are 6 ways to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) X75
  2. Take the bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) X55 / ...

$6 - $10

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Train  •  2 h

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

$27 - $55

Bus, line 8 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) 9 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) 8
  3. Take the bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) X55 / ...

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  31 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  31 min

  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 £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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

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The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Neath is 31 km. The road distance is 39 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) and arriving at Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) via Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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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 2 h.

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

You can take a bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath via Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) in around 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 2 h.

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
1 h
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
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Dansa
Phone
01639 751067
Email
mail@dansa.org.uk
Website
dansa.org.uk
Bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dansa.org.uk
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH) to Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station (Aberdare Bus Station) to Glynneath, Woolpack (Woolpack PH)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$50 - $75
uberX
$50 - $75
uberEXEC
$65 - $95
uberXL
$75 - $110
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Neath
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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