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There are 5 ways to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 8m

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

$26 - $52

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Train, bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Neath to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station T14

Taxi  •  31m

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil 24.2 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  31m

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

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 31m.

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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 2h 8m.

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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 2h 8m and costs £19 - £40.

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

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Neath to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Neath 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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Yes, the driving distance between Neath to Merthyr Tydfil is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil.

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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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 2h 8m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Neath to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
41m
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
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
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
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $95
UberXL
$70 - $110
Taxi from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
31m
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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