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There are 5 ways to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Llandrindod

$32 - $55

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Neath
  2. Take the bus from Neath, Railway Station to Brecon, Interchange T6
  3. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange to Builth Wells, Groe T4

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 T1
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 to Llandrindod Wells, Station X47

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to Builth Wells 51.3 miles

$11 - $16

Uber  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Carmarthen to Builth Wells 51.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen station to Builth Wells. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen, Railway Station and arriving at Builth Wells, Strand Hall via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 and Llandrindod Wells, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Builth Wells is 44 miles. The road distance is 51.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £24 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells, including transfers.

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Carmarthen to Builth Wells bus services, operated by First, arrive at Carmarthen, Railway Station.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £24 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 16 min.

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Carmarthen to Builth Wells bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Llandrindod Wells, Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carmarthen to Builth Wells is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Carmarthen to Builth Wells.

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Map of how to get from Carmarthen to Builth Wells.
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and Builth Wells, Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Carmarthen to Builth Wells 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carmarthen to Builth Wells via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 and Llandrindod Wells, Station in around 6 h 16 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llanelli to Llandrindod
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Carmarthen to Neath
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Neath
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Neath, Railway Station to Brecon, Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brecon, Interchange to Builth Wells, Groe
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 to Llandrindod Wells, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carmarthen to Builth Wells
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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Assist
$100 - $150
UberX
$100 - $150
Exec
$130 - $190
UberXL
$150 - $220

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