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There are 5 ways to get from London to Hay-on-Wye by train, bus or car

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Train, bus via Newport (S Wales)  •  5h 5m

  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 T14 / ...

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Bus  •  6h 9m

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

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle T14 / ...

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  5h 35m

  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, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle T14 / ...

Drive  •  3h 6m

  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 £10 - £14 and takes 6h 9m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle via Country Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between London and Hay-on-Wye is 135 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Hay-on-Wye without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from London to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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London to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Hay-on-Wye is 151 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from London to Hay-on-Wye.

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There are 339+ hotels available in Hay-on-Wye. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 134.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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 4h 10m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
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
3h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $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
50m
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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
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
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Yeomans Travel
Phone
01432356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
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 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express

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