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

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Train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$78 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 39 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, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH) T12
  3. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) T2

$53

2 alternative options

Bus via Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) X47
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) T2

$55

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Brecon to Bangor 129.3 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

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, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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

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The best way to get from Brecon to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs .

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

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Brecon to Bangor bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) station.

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The best way to get from Brecon to Bangor is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 39 min.

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Brecon to Bangor bus services, operated by Lloyds Coaches, arrive at Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Brecon to Bangor is 129 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Brecon to Bangor.

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There are 1077+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brecon to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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), Machynlleth, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH), and Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) in around 7 h 39 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 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Machynlleth, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk

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