There are 5 ways to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Hereford National Express
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle T14 / ...

£12 - £14

Cheapest option

Bus via Hereford, station  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle T14 / ...

£12 - £13

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Train, bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester 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 T14 / ...

£34 - £71

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye 47.1 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye 47.1 miles

£7 - £11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle via Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Gloucester and Hay-on-Wye is 40 miles. The road distance is 47.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye without a car is to bus which takes 3h and costs £11 - £15.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, arrive at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye is 47 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye.

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There are 383+ hotels available in Hay-on-Wye. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h

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

You can take a bus from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye via Country Bus Station in around 3h.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £27
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Gloucester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
First Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £21
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £21
First Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Book at
National Express
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
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £8
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £8
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Yeomans Travel
Phone
01432356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Yeomans Travel
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Yeomans Travel
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West
Other operators
Taxi from Gloucester to Hay-on-Wye
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Gloucester Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 500 880
Website
gloucestertaxis.com
Associated Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 311 700
Website
associated-taxisgloucester.co.uk
Andy Cars
Phone
+44 1452 523 000
Website
andycarsgloucester.co.uk
A2B Taxis Gloucester
Phone
+44 1452 222 222
A Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1452 555 222
Website
gloucesterastartaxi.com

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