There are 3 ways to get from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Staines to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) T4 / ...

$77 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...

$31 - $39

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil 152.6 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil station. However, there are services departing from Thorpe Park Main Entrance and arriving at Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) via Elmsleigh Bus Station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Pontcanna, Beverley Hotel (56 Cathedral Road) and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Thorpe Park and Merthyr Tydfil is 126 miles. The road distance is 152.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil, including transfers.

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Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Merthyr Tydfil. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil.
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  • Distance: 126 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Thorpe Park, Surrey, England and Merthyr Tydfil, Wales?

National Express operates a bus from Thorpe Park to Merthyr Tydfil every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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