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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Abergavenny to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$78 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) T4
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) X85
  3. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) T2

$49

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Hereford, Railway Station 39
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$73 - $108

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Brecon to Bangor 129.3 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Brecon to Bangor is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brecon to Bangor is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 3 h.

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The distance between Brecon and Bangor is 94 miles. The road distance is 129.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Brecon to Bangor, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brecon to Bangor station. However, there are services departing from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) and arriving at Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) and Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Brecon to Bangor every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brecon to Bangor via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) and Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) in around 7 h 33 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Abergavenny to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Hereford to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Machynlleth, Bus Depot (Machynlleth Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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