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There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

£77 - £120

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Bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station Stansted Airport - London / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff National Express / ...

£18 - £39

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Train via Birmingham  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

£149 - £402

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) 214.8 miles

£30 - £50

Fly London Stansted to Bristol, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bristol (BRS) STN - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

£54 - £230

Fly London Stansted to Cardiff, train  •  9h

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cardiff (CWL) STN - CWL
  2. Take the train from Barry to Merthyr Tydfil

£52 - £149

Train to London City, fly to Cardiff, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  3. Take the train from Barry to Merthyr Tydfil

£101 - £344

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) by trains

The train journey time between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is around 8h 50m and covers a distance of around 293 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 1m. Operated by CrossCountry and Transport for Wales, the London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) train service departs from Stansted Airport and arrives in Merthyr Tydfil. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 50m
Fastest train time:
7h 1m
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
£149
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
20:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) train schedules

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Merthyr Tydfil (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is to bus which costs £18 - £40 and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Merthyr Tydfil (Station). However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Castle Bingo via London Victoria Coach Station and Cardiff, Kingsway GC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station). However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Liverpool Street station, London Paddington and Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is 157 miles. The road distance is 214.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) without a car is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station), including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs £75 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £40 and takes 8h 12m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station).
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  • Distance: 156.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Merthyr Tydfil (Station), Wales?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Cardiff Central in around 5h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) via London Victoria Coach Station, Cardiff, Cardiff, Kingsway GC, and Merthyr Tydfil, Castle Bingo in around 8h 12m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£14 - £90
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £130
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Knock
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £120
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Luxembourg, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £290
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Geneva, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Chambery
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Mahon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £370
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£90 - £280
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Train operators
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£19
First
£27
Business
£26
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£17
First
£25
Business
£24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Barry to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tfw.wales
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £210
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Bus operators
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from London Stansted Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station) is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Merthyr Tydfil (Station).

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easyJet, Jet2.com and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Bristol Airport.

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