There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Llandovery 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  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Llandovery

$38 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Llandeilo, Athletic Club (Llandeilo Athletic Club) X13

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach South  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) T4
  2. Take the bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Llandovery, Car Park (Llandovery Car Park) X14

$31

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Llandovery 55.4 miles

$11 - $18

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Llandovery 55.4 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a train from Cardiff to Llandovery via Swansea in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Llandovery via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Swansea to Llandovery
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Llandovery, Car Park (Llandovery Car Park)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Llandovery
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$120 - $170
uberX
$120 - $170
uberEXEC
$160 - $220
uberXL
$180 - $250

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff to Llandovery?

The distance between Cardiff and Llandovery is 71 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Llandovery?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Llandovery is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Llandovery?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Llandovery is to drive which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Cardiff and Llandovery?

No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Llandovery. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Llandovery via Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Llandovery?

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Llandovery. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) and arriving at Llandovery, Car Park (Llandovery Car Park) via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Llandovery?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Cardiff to Llandovery, including transfers.