There are 6 ways to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

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

$26 - $53

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Bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) to Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) X55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) to Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre) 8 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) 9 / ...

$7 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus New Adventure Travel  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Neath, Railway Station (Neath Railway Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) T6
  2. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...

$20

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil 24.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil 24.2 miles

$50 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Neath station to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) and Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Neath and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Neath and Merthyr Tydfil is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Neath to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by First, arrive at Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station).

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Neath to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Neath station.

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The best way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 9 min.

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

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Neath to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Map of how to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil.
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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil via Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) and Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre) in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Neath to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Neath to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) to Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) to Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Dansa
Phone
01639 751067
Email
mail@dansa.org.uk
Website
dansa.org.uk
Bus from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) to Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dansa.org.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) to Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Neath, Railway Station (Neath Railway Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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uber.com
Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $95
UberXL
$70 - $110
Taxi from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil.

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