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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8 T4 / ...

£34 - £134

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Bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre Uk042 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GC to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8 T4 / ...

£20 - £27

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

£44 - £149

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun 69.3 miles

£10 - £16

Towncar  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Hirwaun 69.3 miles

£30 - £120

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Hirwaun is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 79 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Hirwaun, Clock. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 9m
Fastest journey time:
3h 3m
Journey distance:
79 miles
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
£34
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun bus and train schedules

Departing Thursday, August 5, 2021

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Hirwaun
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hirwaun is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Hirwaun is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun is to drive, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Bristol City Centre, Cardiff, Kingsway GC and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Hirwaun is 42 miles. The road distance is 69.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 39m and costs £30 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bristol City Centre station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs £40 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 4h 23m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central, Merthyr Tydfil, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 3h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Hirwaun via Cabot Circus, Bristol City Centre, Cardiff City Centre, Cardiff, Kingsway GC, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GC to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to Cardiff City Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Hirwaun
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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