There are 4 ways to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontypool, Crane Street Loop (Argos Pontypool) to Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone) X22
  2. Take the bus from Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone) to Penydarren, Trevithick Memorial (Theatre Royal) X4

$14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil 22.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil 22.8 miles

$50 - $70

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

You can take a bus from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil via Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone) in around 1 h 51 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypool, Crane Street Loop (Argos Pontypool) to Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone) to Penydarren, Trevithick Memorial (Theatre Royal)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $60
uberX
$50 - $70
uberXL
$65 - $90
uberEXEC
$65 - $95
Taxi from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Chow Taxi
Phone
+441633 211011
Website
chowtaxis.com
ABC Taxis Newport
Phone
+441633 271007
Website
abctaxisnewport.co.uk
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil?

The distance between Pontypool and Merthyr Tydfil is 24 km. The road distance is 37 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil?

The cheapest way to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil?

The quickest way to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £40 - £50.

Is there a direct bus between Pontypool and Merthyr Tydfil?

No, there is no direct bus from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Pontypool, Crane Street Loop (Argos Pontypool) and arriving at Penydarren, Trevithick Memorial (Theatre Royal) via Ebbw Vale, Learning Zone (Ebbw Vale Learning Zone). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil?

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Pontypool to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.