There are 5 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon by bus, train, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Stagecoach South  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth to Newtown, Powys National Express
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Brecon, Free Street T4

$26 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus M7
  2. Take the bus from Jersey Marine, Bay Campus to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) T6

$35 - $44

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Abergavenny

$73 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Brecon 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

Uber  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberystwyth to Brecon 64.6 miles

$140 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Brecon is 70 km. The road distance is 103 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth to Brecon. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Brecon, Free Street via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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

You can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Brecon via Newtown, Powys and Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberystwyth to Brecon via Shrewsbury, Abergavenny, and Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) in around 5 h 13 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
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Brecon, Free Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
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 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Jersey Marine, Bay Campus to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberystwyth to Brecon
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$140 - $190
uberX
$140 - $190
uberEXEC
$170 - $240
uberXL
$200 - $280

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