Travel

The venues for the Winter Weekend are in the centre of Hay within a few minutes' walking distance of each other.

Scheduled Bus Service: Hereford and Brecon to Hay Return

There is a scheduled bus service (Service 39) from Hereford and Brecon to Hay-on-Wye, operating six days a week, Mondays to Saturdays.

The nearest bus stop is opposite the main car park.

A new bus timetable for this service will be published in the next few weeks. 

The 39A Hay Ho! bus runs on Sundays at 11.25, 14.55 and 17.25 from the Oxford Road bus stop in Hay, to connect with trains to London, the Midlands and the North at Hereford Railway Station. £6 adult single fare.

First Bus and Rail-bus tickets are also valid on the Hay Ho! bus on Sundays and Bank Holidays. The bus departs from Hereford Railway Station and returns from Oxford Road, Hay-on-Wye.

A new bus timetable for this service will be published in the next few weeks


Coach

Coach enquiries:
0871 781 8181
nationalexpress.com

Hereford bus station is served by coaches as follows:

From London Victoria, London Heathrow, Cirencester and Gloucester
From Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham and Worcester

Train

Railway enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk

The nearest railway station is Hereford, twenty miles away.

Hereford train station is served by regular trains as follows:

  1. First Great Western from London Paddington, Reading (rail/air link from London Heathrow) and Oxford
  2. Arriva Trains Wales from South West Wales, Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Cwmbran and Abergavenny
  3. Arriva Trains Wales from Manchester Piccadilly, Stockport, Wilmslow, Crewe, Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ludlow and Leominster
  4. Arriva Trains Wales from North Wales, Chester, Wrexham and Gobowen (Oswestry)
  5. London Midland Trains from Birmingham New Street, Bromsgrove, Worcester Foregate Street, Great Malvern and Ledbury

Local taxis

Taxi-share scheme is available from:

A2B Taxis 01874 658 899 Hay Bus Hay Taxi 07974 106 656 Julie's Cabs 07899 846 592 Radnor & Kington Taxis 07831 898 361 / 01547 560 205

Hire cars

You can also hire a car locally from LT Baynham Self-Drive Hire, 74 Whitecross Road, Hereford HR4 0DG. Tel – 01432 273 298.

Car charging

There is one fast charger available in the local area at Drovers Cycle Hire – you can book for this online.

Walking

The Festival venues are located in the centre of the town. There are a wealth of challenging, enjoyable, breathtaking and health-inducing walks to be had around Hay.

Walking routes

Download a PDF of the Ramblers Cymru linear walking route through Hay

Download a PDF of the Ramblers Cymru circular walking route around Hay

Bicycle

Hay-on-Wye is cycle-friendly and you can hire bikes in town at Drover Cycles on Forest Road, where you will also find Drover's fully stocked bike shop and workshop open 7 days a week for repairs and servicing.

Local bike trail information can be found through Mountain Biking Brecon Beacons and Mountain Biking Wales.

HAY FESTIVAL
WINTER WEEKEND

THE SWAN HOTEL
CHURCH STREET
HAY-ON-WYE

HR3 5DQ
22 - 25 NOVEMBER 2018