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

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Recommended option

Train, line 460 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Newcastle Emlyn, Cattle Market (Emlyn Garage) 460

$36 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, line 460 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) T1c
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Newcastle Emlyn, Cattle Market (Emlyn Garage) 460

$26 - $28

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

Uber  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn 85.5 miles

$180 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and arriving at Newcastle Emlyn, Cattle Market (Emlyn Garage) via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Newcastle Emlyn is 68 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn without a car is to train and line 460 bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) station.

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Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn bus services, operated by Richards Bros, arrive at Newcastle Emlyn, Cattle Market (Emlyn Garage) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn.

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There are 478+ hotels available in Newcastle Emlyn. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn.
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  • Distance: 67.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) in around 3 h 46 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
$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 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Newcastle Emlyn, Cattle Market (Emlyn Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
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 Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Newcastle Emlyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$180 - $250
UberX
$180 - $250
Exec
$230 - $310
UberXL
$260 - $360

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