There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus via Abergavenny  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to NEWPORT, South Wales National Express
  2. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) X43 / ...

$24 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade) 216
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church) T4 / ...

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$50 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon 74 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Brecon 74 miles

$180 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church) via Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Brecon is 49 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 17 min.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Brecon. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon.
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  • Distance: 48.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Brecon, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon via NEWPORT, South Wales, Newport (S Wales), Abergavenny, and Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon via Redcliffe Way, Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central, Merthyr Tydfil, and Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Bus operators
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 Bristol Airport to NEWPORT, South Wales
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Brecon
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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