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There are 3 ways to get from Chester to Carmarthen by train or car

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Train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Carmarthen

£65 - £110

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Train via Crewe  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Crewe to Carmarthen

£72 - £119

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Chester to Carmarthen 136.6 miles

£22 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chester and arriving at Carmarthen. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Chester and Carmarthen is 110 miles. The road distance is 136.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £65 - £110.

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The train from Chester to Carmarthen takes 5h 10m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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Chester to Carmarthen train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Carmarthen is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Chester to Carmarthen.

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  • Distance: 110.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Chester to Carmarthen 4 times a week. Tickets cost £65 - £110 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
First Anytime Day Single
£110 - £170
Train from Crewe to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
First Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160

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