There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons by train, taxi, bus, 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

Train, taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take a taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Brecon Beacons

$60 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14 / ...

$57 - $67

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
  2. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14 / ...

$60 - $75

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons 34 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons 34 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons 34 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff Central Station and Brecon Beacons is 30 miles. The road distance is 34 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons is 34 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Brecon Beacons. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons.
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  • Distance: 30.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Cardiff Central Station, Wales and Brecon Beacons, Wales?

Stagecoach South Wales operates a bus from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Stagecoach in South Wales also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
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
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Central Station to Brecon Beacons
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $100
UberX
$70 - $100
Exec
$95 - $130
UberXL
$100 - $150
Taxi from Merthyr Tydfil to Brecon Beacons
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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