There are 5 ways to get from London to Hay-on-Wye 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, bus via Newport (S Wales)  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$100 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

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

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$90 - $154

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) 39 / ...

$100 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London to Hay-on-Wye 151 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Hay-on-Wye is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hay-on-Wye is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs £24 - £40.

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The distance between London and Hay-on-Wye is 216 km. The road distance is 242 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from London to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre) via Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Hay-on-Wye, Wales?

National Express operates a bus from London to Hay-on-Wye 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 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 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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 - $65
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Yeomans Canyon Travel
Phone
01432 356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk

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