There are 5 ways to get from London to Brecon Beacons by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$140 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T4

$72 - $108

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T4

$137 - $209

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Brecon Beacons 179.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil
  3. Take the bus from Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)

$111 - $258

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The cheapest way to get from London to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Brecon Beacons is to drive which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £29 - £45.

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The distance between London and Brecon Beacons is 232 km. The road distance is 287 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from London to Brecon Beacons, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London, England and Brecon Beacons, Wales?

You can take a train from London to Brecon Beacons via Cardiff Central and Merthyr Tydfil in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Brecon Beacons via Cardiff, Castle Street, Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle), and Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
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 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 Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway (Cardiff Castle) to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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