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There are 3 ways to get from Holyhead to Brecon by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Abergavenny

$181 - $249

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Brecon 148.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Brecon, Interchange

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The cheapest way to get from Holyhead to Brecon is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Holyhead to Brecon is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Holyhead and Brecon is 108 miles. The road distance is 148.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Brecon without a car is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs £130 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Holyhead to Brecon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holyhead to Brecon is 148 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Holyhead to Brecon.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 307+ hotels available in Brecon. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 20m and costs £40 - £50.

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  • Distance: 108 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Holyhead to Brecon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 51m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Brecon, Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach in South Wales

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