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Duration 5h 8m
Distance 135.7 miles
Average price £129
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Carmarthen and Chester takes 5h 8m and the fastest train takes 4h 58m. The train service runs several times per day from Carmarthen to Chester. 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. Chester
4h 58m
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£105 - £162

Carmarthen to Chester train times

Trains run every two hours between Carmarthen and Chester. The earliest departure is at 09:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Carmarthen is at 16:56 which arrives into Chester at 21:58. All services require a transfer at Crewe and take an average of 5h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Carmarthen to Chester. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Chester via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Chester is 110 miles. The road distance is 135.7 miles.

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

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Carmarthen to Chester train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Crewe station.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Carmarthen and Chester?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Carmarthen to Crewe hourly. Tickets cost £95 - £140 and the journey takes 4h 16m.
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