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)

$83 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 32 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) X85
  3. Take the bus from Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) T2

$55

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)

$79 - $114

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Brecon to Bangor 129.3 miles

$27 - $40

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 $75 - $120 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 32 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
$75 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$120 - $180
Train from Hereford to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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
$15
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
$15
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
$20
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, Wynnstay Arms Hotel (Red Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
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
$25
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brecon to Bangor?

The distance between Brecon and Bangor is 151 km. The road distance is 207 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brecon to Bangor?

The cheapest way to get from Brecon to Bangor is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 3 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Brecon to Bangor?

The quickest way to get from Brecon to Bangor is to drive which takes 3 h and costs £19 - £29.

Is there a direct bus between Brecon and Bangor?

No, there is no direct bus from Brecon to Bangor. 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 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Brecon to Bangor?

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