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There are 4 ways to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 to Swansea, Bus Station E

Train

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station

Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station by bus

The bus journey time between Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea bus Station is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 7m. Operated by Stagecoach South Wales, the Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station bus service departs from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 and arrives in Swansea, Bus Station E. Typically 18 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 7m
Fastest bus time:
1h 7m
Bus distance:
35 miles
Buses per week:
18
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:45
Last bus departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 station and arriving at Swansea, Bus Station E station. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station. However, there are services departing from Merthyr Tydfil and arriving at Swansea via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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It is 26 miles from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station. It is approximately 31.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station without a car is to bus which takes 1h 7m and costs £9 - £14.

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The bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 to Swansea, Bus Station E takes 1h 7m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Merthyr Tydfil station.

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The best way to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station is to bus which takes 1h 7m and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £65 and takes 2h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 to Swansea, Bus Station E 3 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £14 and the journey takes 1h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station via Cardiff Central and Swansea in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£18 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 to Swansea, Bus Station E
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Winter's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1443 690 000
Valley Kabs
Phone
+44 1685 388 860
Ran's Taxis
Phone
+44 1685 377 777

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Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station E.

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Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station is 32 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Merthyr Tydfil to Swansea bus Station.

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