There are 4 ways to get from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil by train, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Aberdare to Abercynon
  2. Take the train from Abercynon to Merthyr Tydfil

£8 - £20

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Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil 7.5 miles

£18 - £22

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil 7.5 miles

£12 - £18

Walk  •  1h 30m

  1. Walk from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil 4.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil is to train which costs £8 - £21 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Aberdare and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Abercynon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Aberdare and Merthyr Tydfil is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £8 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Aberdare station.

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

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

You can take a train from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil via Abercynon in around 1h 10m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Aberdare to Abercynon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£5 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £11
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£12 - £18
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Assist
£12 - £18
UberX
£12 - £18
Exec
£19 - £26
UberXL
£18 - £26
Taxi from Aberdare to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Shadow Taxis
Phone
+44 7917 218 656
Robbies Taxi
Phone
+44 7771 306 934
Axis Cabs
Phone
+44 800 246 1123
1st AAA Taxis Aberdare
Phone
+44 1685 878 855

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There are 305+ hotels available in Merthyr Tydfil. Prices start at £75 per night.

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