There are 4 ways to get from Cheltenham to Lampeter by train, bus or car

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  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
  3. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) T1

$60 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Swansea Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial) T1c

$30 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) 461 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) X47
  4. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Lampeter, Nat West Bank (National Westminster Bank) T1 / ...

$44 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Lampeter 114.2 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Lampeter. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH) via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Lampeter is 87 miles. The road distance is 114.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Lampeter without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Cheltenham to Lampeter, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Lampeter bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Lampeter bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Lampeter is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Cheltenham to Lampeter.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Lampeter. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Lampeter.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Lampeter, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cheltenham to Lampeter via Swansea Bus Station, Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station), Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial), and Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader Square) in around 6 h 1 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Lampeter, Nat West Bank (National Westminster Bank)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
First
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 Cheltenham to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Pencader, War Memorial (Pencader War Memorial)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Sargeants Bros.
Phone
01544-230481
Email
dave@sargeantsbros.com
Website
sargeantsbros.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sargeantsbros.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Llandrindod Wells, Station (Llandrindod Wells Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 3 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Lampeter, Black Lion (Black Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Mid Wales Travel
Phone
+44 1970 828288
Email
enquiries@midwalestravel.co.uk
Website
midwalestravel.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Lampeter, Nat West Bank (National Westminster Bank)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
midwalestravel.co.uk

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