There are 4 ways to get from London to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$88 - $155

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

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

$24 - $49

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from London to Merthyr Tydfil 170.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL

$61 - $198

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The cheapest way to get from London to Merthyr Tydfil is to bus which costs £18 - £40 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between London and Merthyr Tydfil is 141 miles. The road distance is 170.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from London to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

You can take a train from London to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Merthyr Tydfil hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators

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