Travel Information

Getting to Mid Wales by Car

The nearest Motorway access to the region is via the M56 at Chester, The M54 at Telford, the M5 at Worcester and the M50

Mid Wales is approximately a 4 hour journey from London, 3 hours from Bristol, and 2 hours from Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool. Note that your journey time will vary depending on which part of theregion you plan to visit.

Covid-19 - Public Transport Information

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemi, it is mandatory for people to wear a three-layer face covering while travelling on public transport in Wales and this includes taxis. For latest information, please visit

Discover Mid Wales by Train or Bus

Why not join the increasing numbers of independent travellers who are using trains and buses to discover Mid Wales - you'll be surprised by how much of the country is accessible by regional rail services. Where the trains don't reach, the buses usually do.

For further information contact National Rail Enquiries or National Express for coach enquiries or Traws Cymru for long distance bus services in Wales.

Wales Public Transport Information Helpline Service is Traveline Cymru.

Traveline Cymru - Wales Travel Information Service 

Transport for Wales Rail Services

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Nearest Airports

Cardiff, Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham airports are all within 2 - 3 hours drive to most parts of Mid Wales.There are direct rail links from Birmingham Airport to Aberystwyth and Mid Wales Coast and change at Shrewsbury from Liverpool & Manchester. 

Journey time from London by train is just over 3 hours to Mid Wales with a change at Birmingham or Shrewsbury.

Nearest Ferry Ports from Ireland

Ferry ports in Wales are located at Fishguard, Holyhead & Pembroke Dock.

Walking & Cycling

Mid Wales Walking Routes and Trails

Browse Mid Wales Cycle Routes

Browse Mid Wales Cycle Hire

Sustrans Cymru

Discover Mid Wales by car, scenic rail, bus or coach, cycling, hiking or walking routes and trails. So many ways to explore.

Follow the links below to find your ideal way to travel in Mid Wales

Traveline Cymru

Traws Cymru

Heritage Railways

Mid Wales Cycle Routes

Mid Wales Cycle Hire

Sustrans Cymru

Mid Wales Walking Routes and Trails

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