There are 5 ways to get from Brighton 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 14 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 (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$128 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Hereford National Express

$73 - $87

3 alternative options

Train via London St Pancras International LL  •  7 h 13 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

$121 - $187

Train Great Western Railway  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Great Malvern

$135 - $241

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

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

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

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 takes 3 h 43 min and costs £30 - £50.

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The distance between Brighton and Hay-on-Wye is 249 km. The road distance is 321 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) via Heathrow Airport London and Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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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, Railway Station in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Hay-on-Wye via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London, Hereford, and Country Bus Station in around 7 h 50 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 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Brighton to Great Malvern
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
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 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
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
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
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
Coastal Liner UK
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
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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