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There are 4 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Brecon, Interchange T14

Cheapest option

Uber  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberystwyth to Brecon 64.6 miles

$130 - $190

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Swansea, Bus Station M7
  2. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Brecon, Interchange T14

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Brecon 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth station to Brecon. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 and arriving at Brecon, Interchange via Swansea Bus Station, Cardiff, Greyfriars Road Stop GN and Cardiff, Philharmonic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Brecon is 44 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon, including transfers.

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Aberystwyth to Brecon bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5.

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Aberystwyth to Brecon bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, arrive at Brecon, Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Brecon is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Aberystwyth to Brecon.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Brecon. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Brecon, Wales?

You can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Brecon via Swansea, Bus Station, Swansea Bus Station, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Greyfriars Road Stop GN, Cardiff, Westgate Street, and Cardiff, Philharmonic in around 7 h 40 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Brecon, Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Brecon, Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Swansea, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea Bus Station to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberystwyth to Brecon
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$130 - $190
UberX
$130 - $190
Exec
$170 - $240
UberXL
$190 - $270

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