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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 15 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 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$24 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) X4
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street

$44 - $55

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 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 58 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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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.

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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 (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) and arriving at Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 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 15 min.

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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 15 min and costs £50 - £110.

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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 15 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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade), Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 5 h 19 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 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $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 - $290

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