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

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

Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...

$19 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus National Express, train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff University National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Cathays to Merthyr Tydfil

$19 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus, train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$46 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil 67.8 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Merthyr Tydfil 67.8 miles

$180 - $250

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

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff, Castle Street and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) in around 2 h 34 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cathays to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff University
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Merthyr Tydfil
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Merthyr Tydfil is 61 km. The road distance is 108 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil?

The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct bus between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Merthyr Tydfil?

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil?

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.