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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  2 h

  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 Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) X75

$6 - $9

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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

Bus via Hirwaun, Clock (Hirwaun Community Centre)  •  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

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 31 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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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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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). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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

You can take a bus from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil via Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 2 h 8 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 - $21
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
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
South Wales Transport
Phone
01792 799575
Email
info@southwalestransport.com
Website
southwalestransport.com
Bus from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) to Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwalestransport.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Neath, Bus Station (Neath Bus Station) to Glynneath, Co-op (Glynneath Co-op)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
Schedules at
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
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
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$50 - $75
uberX
$50 - $75
uberEXEC
$65 - $95
uberXL
$75 - $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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