There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 55m

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

£29 - £55

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Bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Llanelli National Express

£33 - £41

Drive  •  1h 5m

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

£9 - £15

Towncar  •  1h 5m

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

£110 - £160

Uber  •  1h 5m

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

£95 - £130

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 5m.

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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 1h 55m.

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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 1h 55m and costs £29 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli, including transfers.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli train services, operated by Transport for 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 1h 55m and costs £29 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 2h 9m.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli train services, operated by Transport for 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 1h 5m to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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 1h 55m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Llanelli once daily. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Rhoose to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Bus operators
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£95 - £130
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Assist
£95 - £130
UberX
£95 - £130
Exec
£120 - £170
UberXL
£130 - £190
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Llanelli
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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