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

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Recommended option

Train, line 9 bus  •  2h 15m

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

£21 - £32

Cheapest option

Bus, line 9 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP 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

£12 - £17

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 9 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Birchgrove, Ty Wern Road to Taff's Well, Railway Station C8
  2. Take the train from Taffs Well to Merthyr Tydfil
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Clock 9

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ty Glas to Hirwaun 24.6 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Ty Glas to Hirwaun 24.6 miles

£3 - £6

Ty Glas to Hirwaun by train and bus

The journey time between Ty Glas and Hirwaun is around 3h 3m and covers a distance of around 34 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 46m. Operated by Transport for Wales and Stagecoach South Wales, the Ty Glas to Hirwaun service departs from Ty Glas and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 3m
Fastest journey time:
1h 46m
Journey distance:
34 miles
Services per week:
71
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:05
Last service departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ty Glas to Hirwaun train and bus schedules

Ty Glas → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Ty Glas to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ty Glas to Hirwaun is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ty Glas to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Birchgrove, Maes-y-Coed Road and arriving at Hirwaun, Clock via Cardiff, Philharmonic JP and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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It is 20 miles from Ty Glas to Hirwaun. It is approximately 24.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Ty Glas to Hirwaun without a car is to train and line 9 bus which takes 2h 15m and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Ty Glas to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Ty Glas to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Cardiff, Philharmonic JP station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ty Glas to Hirwaun is 25 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Ty Glas to Hirwaun.

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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between Ty Glas, Wales and Hirwaun, Wales?

You can take a bus from Ty Glas to Hirwaun via Birchgrove, Maes-y-Coed Road, Cardiff, Havelock Street JU, Cardiff, Philharmonic JP, and Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Taffs Well to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
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 Cardiff, Philharmonic JP to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 8
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Birchgrove, Ty Wern Road to Taff's Well, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Ty Glas to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Premier Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2055 5555
Website
premiertaxis.net
Friendly Cab
Phone
+44 29 2262 9856
Website
friendlycab.co.uk
Dragon Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 20 333 333
Website
dragontaxis.com
City Taxis Cardiff
Phone
+44 29 2040 0400
Business Drive Wales
Phone
+44 1446 621251
Website
businessdrivewales.co.uk
Windsor Cars
Phone
+44 29 2070 0799
Website
windsorcars-penarth.co.uk
K-Tax Penarth
Phone
+44 29 2070 85 25
Website
ktaxpenarth.com
Cabs64 of Penarth
Phone
+44 29 2070 64 64
Website
cabs64.co.uk

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