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

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Train  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

£90 - £163

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Train via Birmingham  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

£98 - £222

Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Wrexham, Bus Station to Newtown, Bus Station Stand D T12
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station Stand B to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 T4

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Liverpool One to Hirwaun 148.1 miles

£22 - £35

Liverpool to Hirwaun by train and bus

The journey time between Liverpool and Hirwaun is around 6h 44m and covers a distance of around 206 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 20m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Midland, Transport for Wales and others, the Liverpool to Hirwaun service departs from Liverpool Lime Street and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 44m
Fastest journey time:
5h 20m
Journey distance:
206 miles
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
£90
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:09
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool to Hirwaun train and bus schedules

Liverpool → Hirwaun
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hirwaun is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Hirwaun is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun is to drive. Taking this option will cost £22 - £35 and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Liverpool and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Chester, Bus Interchange, Chester, Grosvenor Street, Wrexham, Bus Station, Newtown, Bus Station Stand B and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Hirwaun is 118 miles. The road distance is 148.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun without a car is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Tanat Valley, depart from Wrexham, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 34m.

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Liverpool to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Hirwaun is 148 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Liverpool to Hirwaun.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 118.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Hirwaun via Crewe, Cardiff Central, Merthyr Tydfil, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool One to Hirwaun via Chester, Bus Interchange, Chester, Grosvenor Street, Wrexham, Bus Station, Newtown, Bus Station Stand B, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 9h 34m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £16
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Wrexham, Bus Station to Newtown, Bus Station Stand D
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Tanat Valley
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station Stand B to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Stagecoach South Wales

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