There are 7 ways to get from Brecon to Carmarthen by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Free Street to Neath, Railway Station (Neath Railway Station) T6
  2. Take the train from Neath to Carmarthen

$28 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus via Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank)  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Free Street to Ystradgynlais, Interchange T6
  2. Take the bus from Ystradgynlais, Interchange to Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) X50
  3. Take the bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X11 / ...

$16 - $19

5 alternative options

Bus Celtic Travel  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) T4
  2. Take the bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X14

$25

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen

$47 - $98

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brecon to Carmarthen 48.3 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brecon to Carmarthen 48.3 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brecon to Carmarthen 48.3 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Brecon to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brecon to Carmarthen is to taxi which costs £180 - £220 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brecon to Carmarthen station. However, there are services departing from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) and arriving at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Brecon and Carmarthen is 40 miles. The road distance is 48.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Brecon to Carmarthen without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £21 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Brecon to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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Brecon to Carmarthen bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) station.

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The best way to get from Brecon to Carmarthen is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs £20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £75 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Brecon to Carmarthen bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Brecon to Carmarthen is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Brecon to Carmarthen.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Carmarthen. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brecon to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Brecon, Wales and Carmarthen, Wales?

You can take a bus from Brecon to Carmarthen via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brecon to Carmarthen via Merthyr Tydfil, Bus Station (Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station), Merthyr Tydfil, and Cardiff Central in around 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Neath to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Merthyr Tydfil to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Neath to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Brecon, Free Street to Neath, Railway Station (Neath Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Brecon, Free Street to Ystradgynlais, Interchange
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ystradgynlais, Interchange to Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brecon to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$100 - $140
UberX
$100 - $140
Exec
$130 - $180
UberXL
$140 - $200
Taxi from Brecon to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290

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