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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Abergavenny
  2. Take the bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) X43 / ...

$39 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) X75 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) T4

$30

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Hereford  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) T14

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Brecon 75 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Brecon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Brecon is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury to Brecon. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) and arriving at Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Brecon is 60 miles. The road distance is 75 miles.

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury to Brecon without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Shrewsbury to Brecon, including transfers.

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Shrewsbury to Brecon bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, depart from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) station.

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Shrewsbury to Brecon bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, arrive at Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Brecon is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Shrewsbury to Brecon.

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There are 333+ hotels available in Brecon. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shrewsbury to Brecon.
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  • Distance: 59.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Shrewsbury, England and Brecon, Wales?

You can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Brecon via Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Shrewsbury to Hereford
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Abergavenny, Bus Station (Abergavenny Bus Station) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office) to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Tanat Valley
Phone
01691 780212
Email
info@tanat.co.uk
Website
tanat.co.uk
Bus from Shrewsbury, Mardol Jct (Mardol Junction) to Newtown, Bus Station (Tourist Information Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tanat.co.uk

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