There are 4 ways to get from Bristol 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  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle X99 / ...

$41 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus via Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) 7Xp
  2. Take the bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) 69 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station) 36
  4. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle X99 / ...

$25 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Country Bus Station X3
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Cusop, Lower Mead 39 / ...

$35 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye 74.9 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £12 - £18.

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The distance between Bristol and Hay-on-Wye is 78 km. The road distance is 120 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Cabot Circus and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle via Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station), Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) and Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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

You can take a bus from Bristol to Hay-on-Wye via Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station), Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station), Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station), and Country Bus Station in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
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
Bus operators
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
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cusop, Lower Mead
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
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
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cusop, Lower Mead
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) to Country Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cusop, Lower Mead
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
Phil Anslow Travel
Phone
01495 77 55 99
Email
philanslowcoaches@outlook.com
Website
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
philanslowcoaches.co.uk
Monmouthshire County
Phone
+44 1633 644644
Email
contact@monmouthshire.gov.uk
Website
monmouthshire.gov.uk
Bus from Chepstow, Bus Station (Chepstow Bus Station) to Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
monmouthshire.gov.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Wye and Dean
Phone
01452 418630
Email
west.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monmouth, Bus Station (Monmouth Bus Station) to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yeomans Canyon Travel
Phone
01432 356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Cusop, Lower Mead
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com

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