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Duration 4h 27m
Distance 170.8 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Carmarthen takes 4h 27m and the fastest train takes 3h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter 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.

Train

  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Bristol Parkway
  3. Swansea
  4. Carmarthen
5h 3m
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Exeter to Carmarthen train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Carmarthen. The earliest departure is at 09:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:56 which arrives into Carmarthen at 02:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Carmarthen via Bristol Parkway and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Exeter and Carmarthen is 86 miles. The road distance is 170.8 miles.

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Exeter to Carmarthen train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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What companies run services between Exeter and Carmarthen?

You can take a train from Exeter to Carmarthen via Bristol Parkway and Swansea in around 5h 3m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £29
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65

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