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There are 5 ways to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street

$68 - $140

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Cardiff, Tresillian Way T14
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$16 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Hereford, station T14
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street

$21 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 112 miles

$24 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take a town car from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport 112 miles

$210 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Merthyr Tydfil station to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station and arriving at Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal via Cardiff, Callaghan Square, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil and arriving at Birmingham International via Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 86 miles. The road distance is 112 miles.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Merthyr Tydfil station.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX).
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Birmingham Airport (BHX), England?

You can take a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Cardiff, Tresillian Way, Cardiff, Callaghan Square, Cardiff, Kingsway, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 5 h 38 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Hereford, station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station to Cardiff, Tresillian Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX).

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