There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Llanidloes 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  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Caersws

$122 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Llanidloes National Express

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) to Llanidloes, Army Cadet Centre (Llanidloes Army Cadet Centre) X75

$66 - $124

Bus, line 50 bus, line 2 bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Market Square to Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) 50
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) 2 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) T4
  5. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Llanidloes, Army Cadet Centre (Llanidloes Army Cadet Centre) X75

$52 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Llanidloes 107.4 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Llanidloes is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Llanidloes is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £17 - £26.

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The distance between Bristol and Llanidloes is 128 km. The road distance is 172 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Bristol to Llanidloes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Llanidloes. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Llanidloes via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Bristol, England and Llanidloes, Wales?

You can take a train from Bristol to Llanidloes via Birmingham New Street and Caersws in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Llanidloes via Birmingham in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Caersws
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
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
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand R) to Llanidloes, Army Cadet Centre (Llanidloes Army Cadet Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Llanidloes, Army Cadet Centre (Llanidloes Army Cadet Centre)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Llanidloes
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Market Square to Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bargoed, Hanbury Square (Clive's Bakery) to Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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