There are 5 ways to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$32 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus via Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station)  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) X3
  2. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) X4

$19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) 39
  2. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4

$21

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

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 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 32 min.

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

You can take a train from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to Merthyr Tydfil via Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) in around 2 h 54 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 1 min
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 (Catholic Church) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
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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