There are 7 ways to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 26 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Merthyr Tydfil to Taffs Well
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Taff's Well, Railway Station (Taffs Well Railway Station) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 26

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus, line 120 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) 120

$11

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Queen Street

$12 - $20

Line 1 bus, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Bargoed, Station (Bargoed Railway Station) 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bargoed, Interchange to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) C17 / ...

$11

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly 17.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly 17.3 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly 17.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Merthyr Tydfil station to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) and arriving at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil and arriving at Caerphilly via Cardiff Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Merthyr Tydfil and Caerphilly is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly without a car is to train and line 26 bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly, including transfers.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station).

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Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly 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 Caerphilly is to bus and line 120 bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH) station.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cardiff Queen Street station.

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Map of how to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Caerphilly, Wales?

You can take a bus from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly via Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) in around 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 56 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 Taffs Well
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
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 Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Taff's Well, Railway Station (Taffs Well Railway Station) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station) to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Bargoed, Station (Bargoed Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bargoed, Interchange to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Pontypridd, Bus Station (Pontypridd Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Harris Coaches
Phone
01527 872857
Email
info@harriscoaches.com
Website
harriscoaches.com
Bus from Bargoed, Interchange to Caerphilly Library / The Twyn (Wheatsheaf PH)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
harriscoaches.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly is 17 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Caerphilly.

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