There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Hereford by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford

$92 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Hereford National Express

$67 - $88

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford

$80 - $150

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$95 - $148

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Hereford 136.3 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Hereford, England?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Hereford via Newport (S Wales) in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Hereford once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from London Paddington to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Hereford is 185 km. The road distance is 218 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Hereford is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Hereford is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £21 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Hereford. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from London Paddington Station to Hereford, including transfers.