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There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
  4. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle T14 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hereford National Express

$63 - $77

3 alternative options

Train via London St Pancras International LL  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$90 - $172

Train Great Western Railway  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Great Malvern

$124 - $227

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye 200.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Hay-on-Wye is 156 miles. The road distance is 200.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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Brighton to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs £65 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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Brighton to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Hay-on-Wye is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 155.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye via London St Pancras International LL, London Euston, Birmingham New Street, Hereford, and Hereford, station in around 7 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Country Bus Station in around 8 h 24 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Brighton to Great Malvern
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
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
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Yeomans Travel
Phone
01432356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
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 Brighton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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