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Bridgend-Merthyr Vale Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale?

Lowest Price$10.02
Fastest Train1h 32m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale?

In the last month, $10.02 was the average price of a train ticket from Bridgend, BGE to Merthyr Vale, MTY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale?

The distance between Bridgend and Merthyr Vale is approximately 16 miles, or 26 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 32 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Bridgend at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Merthyr Vale to Bridgend.

Which train should you take from Bridgend to Merthyr Vale?

2 train services operate from Bridgend, Bridgend; Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr to Merthyr Vale, Merthyr Tydfil; Merthyr Tudful. Arriva Trains Wales usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arriva Trains Wales21h 44m$10.02
Great Western Railway + Connections12h 32m$10.02

Where is the train station in Bridgend?

There is one train station in Bridgend:

  • Bridgend Station

Where is the train station in Merthyr Vale?

Merthyr Vale has one train station:

  • Merthyr Street

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