There are 5 ways to get from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to London Paddington

$120 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen to London Earl's Court National Express

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Swansea  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington

$114 - $221

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station 212.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London City (LCY) CWL - LCY

$83 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station is to drive which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £30 - £50.

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The distance between Carmarthen and London Paddington Station is 287 km. The road distance is 340 km.

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The train from Carmarthen to London Paddington takes 4 h 2 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Westbourne Green, Pembridge Villas Westbourne Grove via Earls Court, West Cromwell Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carmarthen and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and London Paddington Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $220 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Carmarthen to London Paddington Station once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Carmarthen to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Carmarthen to Swansea
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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
Bus operators

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