There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Merthyr Tydfil

$116 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14

$83 - $95

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T14

$108 - $154

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Brecon Beacons 120.9 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Brecon Beacons is 94 miles. The road distance is 120.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £75 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Brecon Beacons is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Oxford to Brecon Beacons.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Brecon Beacons. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons.
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  • Distance: 94.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Brecon Beacons via Didcot Parkway, Cardiff Central, and Merthyr Tydfil in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Brecon Beacons via Gloucester, Market Parade, Gloucester, Bus Station, Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance), Hereford, Railway Station, and Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) in around 8 h 13 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Oxford to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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 in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Gloucester, Market Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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