Duration 5h 13m
Distance 205.5 miles
Average price £180
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Derby and Carmarthen takes 5h 13m and the fastest train takes 4h 45m. There is a train service every few hours from Derby to Carmarthen. 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. Derby
  2. Cardiff Central
  3. Carmarthen
5h 13m
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£101 - £263

Derby to Carmarthen train times

Trains run hourly between Derby and Carmarthen. The earliest departure is at 10:39 in the morning, and the last departure from Derby is at 19:39 which arrives into Carmarthen at 01:34. All services require a transfer at Cardiff Central and take an average of 5h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Carmarthen via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Derby and Carmarthen is 141 miles. The road distance is 205.5 miles.

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Derby to Carmarthen train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Derby station.

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

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