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There are 5 ways to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Neath
  2. Take the bus from Neath, Alfred Street to Hirwaun, Clock X75

£14 - £29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Aberdare, Bus Station 12 172

£10 - £15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Aberdare

£31 - £44

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bridgend to Hirwaun 26.1 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bridgend to Hirwaun 26.1 miles

£4 - £6

Bridgend to Hirwaun by train and bus

The journey time between Bridgend and Hirwaun is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 58 min. Operated by First Great Western Service, Transport for Wales and Stagecoach South Wales, the Bridgend to Hirwaun service departs from Bridgend and arrives in Hirwaun, Clock. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
58 min
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:19
Last service departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bridgend to Hirwaun train and bus schedules

Bridgend → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bridgend station to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Bridgend, Bus Station and arriving at Hirwaun, Lamb Inn via Aberdare, Bus Station 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Bridgend and Hirwaun is 17 miles. The road distance is 26.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 52m and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Bridgend to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Bridgend, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun is to bus which takes 2h 14m and costs £9 - £15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 2h 33m.

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Bridgend to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Aberdare, Bus Station 12.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bridgend to Hirwaun is 26 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Bridgend to Hirwaun.

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Map of how to get from Bridgend to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Bridgend, Wales and Hirwaun, Wales?

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Aberdare, Bus Station 12 every 2 hours. Tickets cost £7 - £11 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, Transport for Wales operates a train from Bridgend to Aberdare hourly. Tickets cost £28 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 59m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Neath
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £19
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bridgend to Neath
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Aberdare
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Neath, Alfred Street to Hirwaun, Clock
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Aberdare, Bus Station 12
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Taxi from Bridgend to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Jackson Cabs
Phone
+44 1656 650 650
Website
79.170.40.161
Dragon Taxis Bridgend
Phone
+44 1656 655 766
Website
dragontaxis.com
Dial-A-Cab Bridgend
Phone
+44 1656 511 007
Website
taxisporthcawl.co.uk
Bridgend Taxis
Phone
+44 1656 662 477
Website
bridgendtaxis.co.uk

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