Directions from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Cardiff, Kingsway M35
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...

$26 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus, line 2 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Market Square to Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) 50
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) 2 / ...

$21 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 12 min

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

$31 - $69

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil 62.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil 62.9 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff, Kingsway and Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Merthyr Tydfil is 63 km. The road distance is 101 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £110 - £140.

No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Broadmead, Cabot Circus and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Bristol to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.