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

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  2. Take a taxi from Carmarthen to Lampeter

$111 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Carmarthen National Express
  2. Take a taxi from Carmarthen to Lampeter

$95 - $124

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Lampeter 83.6 miles

$17 - $26

Uber  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Lampeter 83.6 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Lampeter is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Lampeter is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Lampeter is 59 miles. The road distance is 83.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Lampeter without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Cardiff to Lampeter, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Lampeter is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Cardiff to Lampeter.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Lampeter. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Lampeter.
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  • Distance: 58.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cardiff to Lampeter. However, you can take the train to Carmarthen then take the taxi to Lampeter. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Carmarthen then take the taxi to Lampeter.

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
$45 - $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 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Lampeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $240
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uber.com
Assist
$170 - $240
UberX
$170 - $240
Exec
$220 - $300
UberXL
$250 - $350
Taxi from Carmarthen to Lampeter
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Andy's Taxis
Phone
+44 1554 741373
Matts Taxis Llanelli
Phone
+44 1554 757757

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