There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye by train, bus or car

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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Train, bus via Country Bus Station  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$30 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 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 Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$30 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye 77.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Hay-on-Wye is 59 miles. The road distance is 77.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) via Crowngate Bus Station and Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Hay-on-Wye is Cardiff (CWL) Airport which is 47.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Bristol (BRS) (51 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (64.8 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (88.5 miles) and Manchester (MAN) (96.5 miles).

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Hay-on-Wye, Wales?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Hay-on-Wye via Crowngate Bus Station and Country Bus Station in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yeomans Travel
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Yeomans Canyon Travel
Phone
01432 356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Crowngate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
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
$11
Schedules at
drmbus.com

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