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, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Abergavenny
  4. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) X43 / ...

$43 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express
  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, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
  3. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church) T4

$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 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 30 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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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport and arriving at Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church) via Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Brecon via Cardiff, Castle Street and Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Brecon, Bulwark (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Brecon
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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