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Duration 5h 40m
Distance 183.8 miles
Average price £139
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Carmarthen and Bolton takes 5h 40m and the fastest train takes 5h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Carmarthen to Bolton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Carmarthen
  2. Bolton
5h 29m
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£114 - £162

Carmarthen to Bolton train times

Trains run every two hours between Carmarthen and Bolton. The service departs Carmarthen at 16:56 in the afternoon, which arrives into Bolton at 22:51. All services require a transfer at Manchester Piccadilly and take an average of 5h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Carmarthen to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Bolton via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Bolton is 144 miles. The road distance is 183.8 miles.

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Carmarthen to Bolton train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Carmarthen station.

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Carmarthen to Bolton train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Carmarthen and Bolton?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Carmarthen to Manchester Piccadilly every 2 hours. Tickets cost £110 - £160 and the journey takes 4h 59m.
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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