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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford London Paddington - Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1 461 / ...

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Train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Craven Arms
  3. Take the train from Craven Arms to Llandrindod

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Train, bus via Shrewsbury  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Shrewsbury London Euston - Shrewsbury
  2. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Rhayader, Car Park X75

Bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hereford National Express
  2. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1 461 / ...

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Rhayader 174.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 3h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader is to drive which takes 3h 37m and costs £45 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Rhayader. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Rhayader, Dolgerddon via London Victoria Coach Station, Country Bus Station and Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Rhayader is 153 miles. The road distance is 174.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Rhayader bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Rhayader is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs £95 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 41m.

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London Paddington Station to Rhayader bus services, operated by Sargeants Bros., arrive at Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Rhayader is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from London Paddington Station to Rhayader.

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  • Distance: 152.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 8m

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

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Rhayader via Newport (S Wales), Craven Arms, Llandrindod, and Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1 in around 7h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Rhayader via Victoria Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Country Bus Station, and Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1 in around 9h 41m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Craven Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Craven Arms to Llandrindod
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Transport for Wales
Bus operators
Sargeants Bros.
Phone
01544-230481
Email
dave@sargeantsbros.com
Website
sargeantsbros.com
Bus from Hereford, station to Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Sargeants Bros.
Bus from Country Bus Station to Llandrindod Wells Interchange Stand 1
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Sargeants Bros.
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station to Rhayader, Car Park
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Celtic Travel
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Hereford
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
National Express

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