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

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Train  •  4h 10m

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

$202 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 38m

  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 National Express / ...

$80 - $106

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms T14

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons 67.6 miles

$14 - $21

Uber  •  1h 35m

  1. Take an Uber from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons 67.6 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 35m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Brecon Beacons is 46 miles. The road distance is 67.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs £150 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs £150 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £85 and takes 8h 38m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Brecon Beacons. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons.
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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

You can take a train from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons via Shrewsbury and Abergavenny in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons via Swansea Bus Station, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Kingsway, Pontypridd, Bus Station, and Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms in around 8h 38m.

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
1h 45m
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 Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Hereford, station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales
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
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
Megabus UK
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberystwyth to Brecon Beacons
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
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Assist
$140 - $200
UberX
$140 - $200
Exec
$180 - $250
UberXL
$200 - $280

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