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There are 4 ways to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Bridgend

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Towncar  •  1h 15m

  1. Take a town car from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport 70.1 miles

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Bus, line 304 bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station to Cardiff, Central Station JN T1c
  2. Take the line 304 bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport 304

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 70.1 miles

Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train and bus

The journey time between Carmarthen and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. Operated by Transport for Wales, First Great Western Service and New Adventure Travel, the Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) service departs from Carmarthen and arrives in Cardiff Airport, Airport. Typically 112 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

112 Weekly Services
3h 22m Average Duration
£36 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen station to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Carmarthen, Bus Station and arriving at Cardiff Airport, Airport via Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 52 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Carmarthen, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 304 bus, which costs and takes 3h 56m.

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Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL).

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Map of how to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL).
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Carmarthen to Bridgend hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 23m. First Great Western Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Cardiff, Central Station JN and Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL in around 3h 56m.

Train operators
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station to Cardiff, Central Station JN
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
New Adventure Travel
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Carmarthen to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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