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 5 min

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

$74 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Cardiff, Kingsway Stop GR (Baltic House) T4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal M35

$34 - $54

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 46 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

$48 - $62

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

$230 - $320

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 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Cardiff, Kingsway Stop GR (Baltic House) and Cardiff, Kingsway in around 4 h 53 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
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Cardiff, Kingsway Stop GR (Baltic House)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
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 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport
Estimated price
$230 - $320

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 137 km. The road distance is 179 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

The cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

The quickest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £17 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Merthyr Tydfil and Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

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 5 min.

Is there a direct bus between Merthyr Tydfil and Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

No, there is no direct bus from Merthyr Tydfil 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, Kingsway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX)?

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.