There are 4 ways to get from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen by bus, train or car

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Bus Celtic Travel  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) X15
  2. Take the bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X14

$24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station) T14 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Carmarthen

$58 - $88

Bus via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) T6
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X11 / ...

$28 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen 64.9 miles

$13 - $21

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen station. However, there are services departing from Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower) and arriving at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Hay-on-Wye and Carmarthen is 53 miles. The road distance is 64.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, depart from Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower) station.

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Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen bus services, operated by Celtic Travel, arrive at Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen.

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There are 470+ hotels available in Carmarthen. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Hay-on-Wye, Wales and Carmarthen, Wales?

You can take a bus from Hay-on-Wye to Carmarthen via Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower) to Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Builth Wells, Groe (Builth Wells Post Office) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yeomans Travel
Bus from Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle to Hereford, Merton Hotel (Country Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Brecon, Interchange (Brecon Interchange) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk

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