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Birmingham to Brecon

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2 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Brecon by flight, train, car, bus

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How to get from Birmingham to Brecon?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Birmingham Brecon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham-Brecon

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Brecon (Wales, United Kingdom) with a distance of 73 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Brecon from Birmingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Birmingham-Cardiff and Cardiff-Brecon.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cardiff. Once arrived in Cardiff, take another coach of National Express that will take you to Brecon bus station (Wales United Kingdom).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Brecon without changing trains. You can take the train Birmingham-Cardiff and travel by bus to get to your final destination.
Trains of CrossCountry to Cardiff leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Cardiff will take place at Cardiff Central station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Cardiff-Brecon will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Brecon from Birmingham. You can take the flight Birmingham-Cardiff and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Birmingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Birmingham International BHX airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Cardiff (Cardiff-Wales airport, IATA code: CWL) operated by Eastern Airways.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Brecon?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Cardiff where the coach will drop you off at Cardiff station situated at about 0.4 mi from Cardiff city centre. and from the bus station of Cardiff in Cardiff and to the one of Brecon (Wales United Kingdom)
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Birmingham-Cardiff with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Cardiff-Brecon (34.2 mi)
Eastern Airways carries out a flight from Birmingham International BHX airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Birmingham to Cardiff (arrival at Cardiff-Wales CWL airport)

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Brecon

When travelling from Brecon to Birmingham by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cardiff located at 88 mi from Birmingham and 34 mi away from Brecon, Merthyr Tydfil situated at 81 mi from Birmingham and at approximately 14 mi from Brecon, Newport located at 78 mi from Birmingham and 30 mi away from Brecon (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Brecon or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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