There are 5 ways to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central

£71 - £105

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Bus  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Aberystwyth T2
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ M7

£25 - £35

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Train, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station T14

£54 - £79

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil 139.2 miles

£23 - £35

Fly, train  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Barry to Merthyr Tydfil

£83 - £155

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5, Cardiff, Kingsway Stop GR and Cardiff, Philharmonic JP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Merthyr Tydfil is 104 miles. The road distance is 139.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs £70 - £110.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, depart from Caernarfon station.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil is to train which takes 7h 10m and costs £70 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 9h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cardiff, Kingsway GQ station.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil.
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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil every 4 hours. Tickets cost £60 - £95 and the journey takes 4h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5, Cardiff, Kingsway GQ, Cardiff, Kingsway Stop GR, and Cardiff, Philharmonic JP in around 9h 56m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
First Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
First Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Train from Barry to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
First Anytime Day Single
£15 - £23
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, station to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £28
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil is 139 miles. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Caernarfon to Merthyr Tydfil.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Merthyr Tydfil. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £50 - £65.

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