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There are 4 ways to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Broad Street to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station T14

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$32 - $48

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil 43.7 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil 43.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hereford, Broad Street and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Hereford and Merthyr Tydfil is 36 miles. The road distance is 43.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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The bus from Hereford, Broad Street to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, depart from Hereford, Broad Street station.

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Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Hereford station.

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The best way to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil is to bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Stagecoach in South Wales operates a bus from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil 3 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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, Broad Street to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Hi Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1432 354321
Website
hitowntaxis.co.uk

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Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station.

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Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil is 44 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil.

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