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There are 4 ways to get from Carmarthen to Oundle by train, bus or car

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Train via London

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Northampton

2 alternative options

Train

  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 Peterborough

Drive

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to Oundle

Carmarthen to Oundle by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Carmarthen and Oundle is around 8h 9m and covers a distance of around 317 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 43m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 37m. Operated by Transport for Wales, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Carmarthen to Oundle service departs from Carmarthen and arrives in Oundle, Old Town Hall. Typically 66 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 25m
Layover time:
2h 43m
Total time:
8h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 37m
Journey distance:
317 miles
Services per week:
66
Cheapest price:
£95
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
22:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carmarthen to Oundle train, subway and bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Carmarthen to Oundle is to bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Carmarthen to Oundle is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen to Oundle. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Oundle, Old Town Hall via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Northampton Bus Interchange and Corby, George Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Oundle is 169 miles. The road distance is 228.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Oundle without a car is to train via London which takes 6h 44m and costs £95 - £240.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Carmarthen to Oundle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Oundle is to train via London which takes 6h 44m and costs £95 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 12h 17m.

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Carmarthen to Oundle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Northampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carmarthen to Oundle is 229 miles. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Carmarthen to Oundle.

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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and Oundle, England?

You can take a train from Carmarthen to Oundle via Cardiff Central, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, Peterborough, and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carmarthen to Oundle via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Northampton, Northampton Bus Interchange, and Corby, George Street in around 12h 17m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Carmarthen to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Thameslink
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
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
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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