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There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare

£61 - £97

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Bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff National Express / ...

£18 - £34

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Bus, line 50 bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newport Train Station Uk042 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Queensway Q5 to Bargoed, Hanbury Square 50

£25 - £40

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Hirwaun 172 miles

£26 - £40

Fly, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Barry to Aberdare

£116 - £452

London Victoria to Hirwaun by subway, train and bus

The journey time between London Victoria and Hirwaun is around 5h 47m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 51m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), First Great Western Service, Great Northern and others, the London Victoria to Hirwaun service departs from Victoria station and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 83 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 47m
Fastest journey time:
3h 51m
Services per week:
83
Cheapest price:
£61
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:03
Last service departs at:
22:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Victoria to Hirwaun subway, train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

London Victoria → Hirwaun
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The cost-effective way to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun is to bus, which costs £17 - £35 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Victoria station to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Cardiff, Kingsway GC and Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between London Victoria and Hirwaun is 146 miles. The road distance is 172 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £60 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £35 and takes 6h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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London Victoria to Hirwaun bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff station.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 146.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a train from London Victoria to Hirwaun via Paddington station, London Paddington, Cardiff Central, Aberdare, and Aberdare, Bus Station 4 in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Megabus UK also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £400
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
£90 - £410
Train operators
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 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120
Bus operators
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 Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Kingsway GQ
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newport Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Queensway Q5 to Bargoed, Hanbury Square
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South Wales

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Hirwaun is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from London Victoria to Hirwaun.

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Vueling Airlines, Eastern Airways, British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Hirwaun. Prices start at £75 per night.

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