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

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Recommended option

Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

£82 - £294

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Oxford St X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express

£19 - £33

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Coventry, Belgrade Theatre to Digbeth, Park St X1
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central

£64 - £90

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Coventry to Hirwaun 126.8 miles

£19 - £29

Coventry to Hirwaun by train and bus

The journey time between Coventry and Hirwaun is around 5h 45m and covers a distance of around 159 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Midland, CrossCountry and others, the Coventry to Hirwaun service departs from Coventry and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 45m
Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Journey distance:
159 miles
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
£82
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:01
Last service departs at:
20:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Coventry to Hirwaun train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Coventry → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Coventry to Hirwaun is to drive. Taking this option will cost £19 - £29 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry station to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Pool Meadow Bus Station and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Pontcanna, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Philharmonic JP and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Coventry and Hirwaun is 97 miles. The road distance is 126.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Hirwaun without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs £80 - £300.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Coventry to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Coventry to Hirwaun bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Pool Meadow Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Hirwaun is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs £80 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 7h.

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Coventry to Hirwaun bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Hirwaun is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Coventry to Hirwaun.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Coventry, England and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a train from Coventry to Hirwaun via Birmingham New Street, Cardiff Central, Merthyr Tydfil, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 5h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coventry to Hirwaun via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Westgate Street KF, Cardiff, Philharmonic JP, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 7h.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
Bus operators
NX West Midlands
Phone
0121 254 7272
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Oxford St
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3
Website
NX West Midlands
Bus from Coventry, Belgrade Theatre to Digbeth, Park St
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3
Website
NX West Midlands
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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