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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) T1

$34 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial) T1c

$28 - $29

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 £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Lampeter is to drive which costs £14 - £21 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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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Cardiff to Lampeter, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Lampeter. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and arriving at Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) via Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Lampeter.
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  • Distance: 58.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

New Adventure Travel operates a bus from Cardiff to Lampeter once a week. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

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
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
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
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$170 - $240
UberX
$170 - $240
Exec
$210 - $300
UberXL
$250 - $340

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