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There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Hirwaun by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the train from Cathays to Aberdare
  2. Take the bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 4 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn 7 / ...

£19 - £28

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GC to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 16 T4 / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 to Hirwaun, Clock 9

£10 - £15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Hirwaun 27 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Hirwaun 27 miles

£4 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Hirwaun is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Kingsway GC and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Hirwaun is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Hirwaun without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 25m and costs £19 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Cardiff to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Kingsway GC station.

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Cardiff to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Hirwaun, Clock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Hirwaun is 27 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Cardiff to Hirwaun.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Hirwaun. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Hirwaun via Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 4 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway GC to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 16
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 to Hirwaun, Clock
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 9 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Cardiff to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Premier Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2055 5555
Website
premiertaxis.net
Friendly Cab
Phone
+44 29 2262 9856
Website
friendlycab.co.uk
Dragon Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 20 333 333
Website
dragontaxis.com
City Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2040 0400
Business Drive Wales
Phone
+44 1446 621251
Website
businessdrivewales.co.uk

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