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Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    58m
  • Distance
    34 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil take around 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil?

Direct trains from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil have been found.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil?

The Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train travel time is normally about 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Merthyr Tydfil is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:26 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:26, and the last at 22:32.

When to book Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.