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There are 5 ways to get from Newport to Hirwaun by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Aberdare
  2. Take the bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 4 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn 7 / ...

£25 - £117

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 16 T4 / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 to Hirwaun, Clock 9

£16 - £103

3 alternative options

Line 30 bus, train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Newport, Friars Walk 15 to Cardiff, Queen Street Station Stop HF 30
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Aberdare

£21 - £31

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newport to Hirwaun 29.5 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Newport to Hirwaun 29.5 miles

£4 - £7

Newport to Hirwaun by train and bus

The journey time between Newport and Hirwaun is around 2h 43m and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 51m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and others, the Newport to Hirwaun service departs from Newport (S Wales) and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 91 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 43m
Fastest journey time:
1h 51m
Services per week:
91
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:09
Last service departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newport to Hirwaun train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Newport → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Newport to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newport to Hirwaun is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Newport and Hirwaun is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport to Hirwaun without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 38m and costs £25 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Newport to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport to Hirwaun is 30 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Newport to Hirwaun.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Hirwaun. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Newport to Hirwaun.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Newport, Wales and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a bus from Newport to Hirwaun via Cardiff Central, Cardiff, Philharmonic JP, and Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 4 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 16
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station 14 to Hirwaun, Clock
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 9 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Newport, Friars Walk 15 to Cardiff, Queen Street Station Stop HF
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Cardiff Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Newport to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1633 262 030
Chow Taxi
Phone
+44 1633 211 011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+44 1633 666 666
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk

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