There are 5 ways to get from Carmarthen to Porthcawl by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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, bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Carmarthen to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$26 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, line 63 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Carmarthen to Bridgend National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street 63

$11 - $20

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carmarthen to Porthcawl 45.3 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Carmarthen to Porthcawl 45.3 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Carmarthen to Porthcawl 45.3 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Carmarthen to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Carmarthen and arriving at Porthcawl, John Street via Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Carmarthen and Porthcawl is 37 miles. The road distance is 45.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carmarthen to Porthcawl without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Carmarthen to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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

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Carmarthen to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, arrive at Porthcawl, John Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carmarthen to Porthcawl is 45 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Carmarthen to Porthcawl.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carmarthen to Porthcawl.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Carmarthen, Wales and Porthcawl, Wales?

You can take a bus from Carmarthen to Porthcawl via Bridgend and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Carmarthen to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carmarthen to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$140 - $190
Taxi from Carmarthen to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Andy's Taxis
Phone
+44 1554 741373
Matts Taxis Llanelli
Phone
+44 1554 757757

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