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There are 4 ways to get from Pontypool to London by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington

$70 - $130

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to London Earl's Court National Express

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25

$30 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Pontypool to London 145 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Pontypool to London is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontypool to London is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypool to London. However, there are services departing from Pontypool, Town Hall and arriving at London Earl's Court via Cwmbran, Bus Station and NEWPORT, South Wales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Pontypool and London is 127 miles. The road distance is 145 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypool to London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Pontypool to London, including transfers.

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Pontypool to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from NEWPORT, South Wales station.

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The best way to get from Pontypool to London is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £55 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Pontypool to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypool to London is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Pontypool to London.

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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Pontypool, Wales and London, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Pontypool to London hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Pontypool to London every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK

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