There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Llanelli

$22 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X10
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) X11

$14 - $17

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Bus, train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

$29 - $61

Bus, train via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)  •  3 h 2 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 Llanelli

$24 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Llanelli 58.3 miles

$140 - $210

Uber  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli 58.3 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) and Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Llanelli is 41 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £16 - £40.

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

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli bus services, operated by First, depart from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) station.

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

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £16 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli via Bridgend in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli via Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village), Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre), and Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Bridgend to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$120 - $170
UberX
$120 - $170
Exec
$150 - $220
UberXL
$180 - $250
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Llanelli
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli bus services, operated by First, arrive at Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli.

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