Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Cheapest

6

Average

6

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
09:11AMCardiff1h16 10:27AMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way
Transport for Wales
12:26PMCardiff1h05 01:31PMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way
Transport for Wales
09:56AMCardiff1h05 11:01AMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil

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Transport for Wales
09:11AMCardiff1h16 10:27AMMerthyr Tydfil
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Transport for Wales
09:56AMCardiff1h05 11:01AMMerthyr Tydfil
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Transport for Wales
12:26PMCardiff1h05 01:31PMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

33 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cardiff for Merthyr Tydfil every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
12:26PMCardiff1h05 01:31PMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way
Transport for Wales
09:56AMCardiff1h05 11:01AMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way
Transport for Wales
09:11AMCardiff1h16 10:27AMMerthyr Tydfil
0 transfers
61One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil

distanceDistance20 miles (32 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil cover the 20 miles (32 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Merthyr Tydfil.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil

Travel by train to Merthyr Tydfil easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil for as low as $7 (€6)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil is on average $7 (€6)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil by train is approximately 20 miles (32 km).
The Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train duration is on average 1 h 24 min, which is to be expected when traveling 20 miles (32 km) from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Merthyr Tydfil.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Merthyr Tydfil, located 0.2 miles (375 m) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil, you can rely on Transport for Wales to get you to Merthyr Tydfil. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train departs at 6: 26 AM   and the last train from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil leaves at 5: 28 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase the Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $7 (€6). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Merthyr Tydfil from Cardiff. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Merthyr Tydfil
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey to Merthyr Tydfil from Cardiff.
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WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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