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

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Bus, line 9 bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station 10 to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8 T4 / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Clock 9

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station 5 to Aberdare, Bus Station 1 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 4 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn 7 / ...

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Train, line 9 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn 9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontypridd to Hirwaun 15.4 miles

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Pontypridd to Hirwaun 15.4 miles

Pontypridd to Hirwaun by bus

The bus journey time between Pontypridd and Hirwaun is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 20 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 45 min. The fastest bus normally takes 46 min. Operated by Stagecoach South Wales, the Pontypridd to Hirwaun bus service departs from Pontypridd, Bus Station 10 and arrives in Hirwaun, Clock. Typically 145 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
41 min
Layover time:
45 min
Total time:
1h 27m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
46 min
Bus distance:
20 miles
Buses per week:
145
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:05
Last bus departs at:
20:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pontypridd to Hirwaun bus schedules

Pontypridd → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Pontypridd to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The fastest way to get from Pontypridd to Hirwaun is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £30 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypridd station to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Pontypridd, Bus Station 10 and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Pontypridd and Hirwaun is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontypridd to Hirwaun without a car is to bus and line 9 bus which takes 1h 15m and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Pontypridd to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Pontypridd to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontypridd, Bus Station 10.

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Pontypridd to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Hirwaun, Clock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontypridd to Hirwaun is 15 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Pontypridd to Hirwaun.

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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Pontypridd to Hirwaun via Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 1h 15m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station 10 to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Clock
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Pontypridd, Bus Station 5 to Aberdare, Bus Station 1
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
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 Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
19 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 Pontypridd, Bus Station 4 to Aberdare, Bus Station 6
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
Bus from Aberdare, Bus Station 9 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Pontypridd to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£30 - £45
RT Taxis
Phone
+44 7802 251 236
Website
rt-taxis.business.site
Pontypridd Taxi Services
Phone
+44 7778 168 868
Website
pontypriddtaxiservices.co.uk
Fox Cabs Pontypridd
Phone
+44 7537 836 179
A & L Taxis
Phone
+44 7969 057 821
Website
pontypridd-taxis.co.uk

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