How to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons

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 19 min

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

$116 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the bus from Cardiff, Philharmonic to Glyn Tarell, Storey Arms (Storey Arms Centre) T4

$98 - $149

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Brecon Beacons 120.9 miles

$25 - $40

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 19 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Swindon to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
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 West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and Brecon Beacons is 151 km. The road distance is 193 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons is to drive which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £19 - £28.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Oxford to Brecon Beacons, including transfers.