There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Carmarthen by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen

$30 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 53 min

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

$9 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Carmarthen 67.6 miles

$14 - $21

Uber  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Carmarthen 67.6 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Carmarthen is to bus which costs £7 - £17 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Carmarthen is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £10 - £16.

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The distance between Cardiff and Carmarthen is 88 km. The road distance is 108 km.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) and arriving at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Carmarthen. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Carmarthen, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Carmarthen hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Great Western Railway also services this route once daily. Alternatively, New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff to Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
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uber.com
uberASSIST
$140 - $200
uberX
$140 - $200
uberEXEC
$180 - $250
uberXL
$210 - $290

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