There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Lampeter by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) T1

$55 - $132

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) T1

$22 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) T1

$44 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Lampeter 110.7 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Lampeter is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Lampeter is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Lampeter. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Lampeter is 78 miles. The road distance is 110.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Lampeter without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h and costs £40 - £100.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Bristol to Lampeter, including transfers.

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Bristol to Lampeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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Bristol to Lampeter bus services, operated by First, arrive at Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Lampeter is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Bristol to Lampeter.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Lampeter. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Lampeter.
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  • Distance: 78.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Lampeter, Wales?

You can take a bus from Bristol to Lampeter via Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Carmarthen, and Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $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
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
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 Bristol, Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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