There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$74 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Cardiff Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...

$29 - $36

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) X4

$50 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil 113 miles

$24 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Merthyr Tydfil 113 miles

$230 - $320

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

You can take a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil via Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil via Birmingham, Cardiff Coach Station, Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road), Cardiff, Westgate Street, and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) in around 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Merthyr Tydfil
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Merthyr Tydfil is 137 km. The road distance is 181 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £17 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Merthyr Tydfil?

No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Birmingham New Street and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Merthyr Tydfil?

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Birmingham, Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road) and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil?

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.