There are 6 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen

$30 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) T1c

$29

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 303
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen

$32 - $69

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Carmarthen 70.6 miles

$170 - $240

Uber  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen 70.6 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Carmarthen is 52 miles. The road distance is 70.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Rhoose and arriving at Carmarthen via Bridgend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales and Carmarthen, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Great Western Railway also services this route once daily. Alternatively, New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $210
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uber.com
uberASSIST
$150 - $210
uberX
$150 - $210
uberEXEC
$190 - $260
uberXL
$220 - $300
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Carmarthen
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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