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There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil by train or car

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Train  •  3h 55m

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

$72 - $127

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Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Southampton and Merthyr Tydfil is 104 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Merthyr Tydfil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil.

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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

You can take a train from Southampton to Merthyr Tydfil via Cardiff Central in around 3h 55m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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

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There are 232+ hotels available in Merthyr Tydfil. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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