There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$68 - $144

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 13 min

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

$28 - $35

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Train, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T14

$44 - $92

Bus via Country Bus Station  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Crowngate Bus Station 144
  2. Take the bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Country Bus Station 420
  3. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T14

$47

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

$220 - $300

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road) and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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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 31 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Merthyr Tydfil is 86 miles. The road distance is 113 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 13 min.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station).

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road), Cardiff Castle, Castle Stop 1 (Cardiff Castle), and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) in around 5 h 13 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
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South Wales
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
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Crowngate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
DRM Coaches
Phone
01885 483939
Email
drm@drmbus.com
Website
drmbus.com
Bus from Crowngate Bus Station to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
drmbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Merthyr Tydfil
Estimated price
$220 - $300

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Merthyr Tydfil.

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