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There are 6 ways to get from Dartford to Carmarthen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen

£88 - £213

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Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Carmarthen National Express

£10 - £14

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Train via Newport  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen

£85 - £208

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Dartford to Carmarthen 244.9 miles

£40 - £60

Fly to Bristol, train  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bristol (BRS) LCY - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen

£116 - £501

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen

£141 - £480

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Carmarthen is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Dartford, West Hill and arriving at Carmarthen via Woolwich, Plumstead Road Woolwich Mkt, Elephant & Castle, London College of Comm and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Carmarthen via Charing Cross station, London Paddington and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Dartford and Carmarthen is 197 miles. The road distance is 244.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £85 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Dartford to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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Dartford to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station.

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Dartford to Carmarthen train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Carmarthen is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £85 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 8h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 196.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

You can take a train from Dartford to Carmarthen via London Charing Cross, Charing Cross station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Swansea in around 5h 45m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
Flights from London City to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from London City to Bristol via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Flights from London City to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from London City to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£85 - £400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£130 - £600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£80 - £400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£80 - £400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £160
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £110
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£22 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Dartford to Carmarthen train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to Carmarthen is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Dartford to Carmarthen.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, easyJet and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 535+ hotels available in Carmarthen. Prices start at £75 per night.

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