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Bus, line 9 bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Llanfaes, St David's Church to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7 T4 / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn 9

£9 - £13

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Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brecon to Hirwaun 19.8 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Brecon to Hirwaun 19.8 miles

£3 - £5

Brecon to Hirwaun by bus

The bus journey time between Brecon and Hirwaun is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 59 min. Operated by Stagecoach South Wales, the Brecon to Hirwaun bus service departs from Llanfaes, St David's Church and arrives in Hirwaun, Lamb Inn. Typically 53 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 27m
Fastest bus time:
59 min
Bus distance:
27 miles
Buses per week:
53
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:30
Last bus departs at:
22:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brecon to Hirwaun bus schedules

Brecon → Hirwaun
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The cheapest way to get from Brecon to Hirwaun is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brecon to Hirwaun is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brecon to Hirwaun. However, there are services departing from Llanfaes, St David's Church and arriving at Hirwaun, Lamb Inn via Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Brecon and Hirwaun is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Brecon to Hirwaun without a car is to bus and line 9 bus which takes 1h 15m and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Brecon to Hirwaun, including transfers.

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Brecon to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Llanfaes, St David's Church station.

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Brecon to Hirwaun bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Hirwaun, Lamb Inn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brecon to Hirwaun is 20 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Brecon to Hirwaun.

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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Brecon to Hirwaun via Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 in around 1h 15m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Llanfaes, St David's Church to Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 7
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Bus Station Stand 5 to Hirwaun, Lamb Inn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Other operators
Taxi from Brecon to Hirwaun
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Grab A Cab
Phone
+44 7545 948 034
Crickhowell Taxis
Phone
+44 1873 811 764
Website
crickhowelltaxis.com
Owen's Taxis
Phone
+44 7951 804 958
Website
owenstaxis.yolasite.com
Valley Taxis of Tredegar
Phone
+44 7851 572 105
Opel Taxis
Phone
+44 7909 948926
Cabs R Us
Phone
+44 1495 718 191
Rhymney Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7888 383 839
Winter's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1443 690 000
Valley Kabs
Phone
+44 1685 388 860
Ran's Taxis
Phone
+44 1685 377 777
Wood'sTaxis
Phone
+44 1982 552 709
Website
woodstaxi.com
Matt's Taxi
Phone
+44 7555 526 738
Chris's Taxi
Phone
+44 7401 389 119
Andy's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7788 706 540
Shadow Taxis
Phone
+44 7917 218 656
Robbies Taxi
Phone
+44 7771 306 934
Axis Cabs
Phone
+44 800 246 1123
1st AAA Taxis Aberdare
Phone
+44 1685 878 855
Towy Taxi
Phone
+44 7544 624 411
Rays Taxi
Phone
+44 7775 210 900
Julians Taxis Abergavenny
Phone
+44 7970 182 283
Website
taxiinabergavenny.co.uk
Fast Cars Abergavenny Taxi
Phone
+44 1873 850 000
Website
fastcarsabergavenny.co.uk
Andys Taxis Abergavenny
Phone
+44 7904 038 281
Abergavenny Taxis
Phone
+44 1873 854 140
Oak Street Taxis
Phone
+44 1495 216 598
Morgan's Taxis
Phone
+44 7854 592 732
Website
morgansairporttransfers.co.uk
Giffy's Taxis
Phone
+44 7742 930 518

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