Hire a bus for your wedding, event or trip

Monmouthshire has a variety of vehicles that can transport from 16 to 70 people. All our vehicles can transport luggage and are accessible for wheelchairs and prams. Some of our coaches also have a toilet and refreshment facilities.

By bus/coach

National Express operates a national network of coach services to Abergavenny, Chepstow, Monmouth and Newport.

Visit www.nationalexpress.com to plan your journey to the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk. Local and national information on timetables and fares is also available from Traveline; visit www.traveline-cymru.info.

Throughout Monmouthshire there are many local bus services, servicing all the main towns and villages on a daily basis.

By car

Access from the south of England is via the M4 and the Second Severn Crossing or the M48 and the (original) Severn Road Bridge (both toll bridges). From the Midlands and north, access is via the M50/A40 via Ross on Wye. From elsewhere in Wales, the destination can be reached via the M4 or the A40/A465 via Abergavenny.

For the latest traffic information on trunk roads and motorways in Wales, visit www.traffic-wales.com

N.B. For both Severn bridges, a toll is payable when travelling westbound. For up-to-date information on charges visit www.severnbridge.co.uk. Unlike the Second Severn Crossing (M4), the original Severn Road Bridge (M48) has a path specifically for cyclists and pedestrians, for whom there is no toll.

By rail

Mainline railway stations are located at Newport, Abergavenny, Caldicot, Severn Tunnel Junction and Chepstow.

Regular services run regularly to and from London Paddington, Cardiff, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Birmingham and Manchester Piccadilly.

For travel enquiries visit www.nationalrail.co.uk, whilst for tickets visit www.thetrainline.com.

By bicycle

The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk can be reached via several National Cycle Routes.

Routes 4, 42, 46, 47, 49 and 88 all enter and explore parts of the destination.

Many accommodation operators in the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk offer luggage transfers from railway and bus stations, enabling you to arrive and explore the area without the need for a car.

For more information on road-free cycling and cycling safety visit the website of Sustrans, which includes detailed maps of each National Cycle Route.

By air

The international airports of Cardiff, Bristol and Birmingham are all within easy travelling distance of the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk.

London Heathrow is a two hour drive along the M4 (traffic permitting) whilst all airports named here have direct public transport links to the national rail and coach networks.

Visit the airports’ websites for flight information.

Cardiff: www.cwlfly.com

Bristol: www.bristolairport.co.uk

Birmingham: www.bhx.co.uk

London Heathrow: www.heathrowairport.com