There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swansea

£69 - £182

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Llanelli National Express

£16 - £20

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row X3
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

£54 - £124

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Llanelli 167.6 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd and arriving at Llanelli via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Llanelli via Reading and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Llanelli is 120 miles. The road distance is 167.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs £65 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Llanelli bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd.

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Bournemouth to Llanelli train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs £65 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Llanelli.
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  • Distance: 119.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Llanelli, Wales?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Llanelli via Reading and Swansea in around 5h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Llanelli via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8h 50m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £120
Train from Salisbury to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £70
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Advanced Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £40
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
First Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
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National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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National Express

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Bournemouth to Llanelli bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llanelli station.

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Bournemouth to Llanelli train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Llanelli is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Bournemouth to Llanelli.

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