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

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen

$30 - $66

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) T1c

$29

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 39 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 - $64

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

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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, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 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 39 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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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Bridgend station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station).

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) in around 3 h 38 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 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 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
Assist
$150 - $210
UberX
$150 - $210
Exec
$190 - $260
UberXL
$210 - $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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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Carmarthen.

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