There are 5 ways to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Cardiff Central  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$127 - $230

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Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 777 / ...

$32 - $42

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$116 - $180

Bus, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) X11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Swindon
  3. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) S6
  4. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)

$81 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes 205.5 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point L4) via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Milton Keynes Central via Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Milton Keynes is 153 miles. The road distance is 205.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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Carmarthen to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carmarthen station.

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Carmarthen to Milton Keynes train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Carmarthen station.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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Carmarthen to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Carmarthen to Milton Keynes train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Milton Keynes Central station.

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Map of how to get from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 152.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and Milton Keynes, England?

You can take a train from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes via Cardiff Central and Birmingham New Street in around 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carmarthen to Milton Keynes via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park) in around 8 h 16 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
Train from Carmarthen to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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
Train from Swansea to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carmarthen to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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