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There are 5 ways to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Rhoose

Train, line 304 bus

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the line 304 bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport

Bus, line 303 bus

  1. Take the bus from Llanelli, Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station O
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station G to Bridgend, Bus Station
  3. Take the line 303 bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Llantwit Major Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport

Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train and bus

The journey time between Llanelli and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 55 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 57 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 49m. Operated by Transport for Wales, First Great Western Service and New Adventure Travel, the Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) service departs from Llanelli and arrives in Cardiff Airport, Airport. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 32m
Layover time:
57 min
Total time:
2h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 49m
Journey distance:
55 miles
Services per week:
103
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:25
Last service departs at:
23:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Llanelli station to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Llanelli, Bus Station and arriving at Cardiff Airport, Airport via Swansea, Bus Station G, Bridgend, Bus Station and Llantwit Major Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Llanelli and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 41 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs £29 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by First Cymru, depart from Llanelli, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs £29 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 303 bus, which costs and takes 5h 11m.

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Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Llantwit Major Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL).

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Map of how to get from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL).
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Llanelli, Wales and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

You can take a train from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend, Rhoose, and Rhoose, Station in around 2h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Swansea, Bus Station O, Swansea, Bus Station G, Bridgend, Bus Station, and Llantwit Major Interchange in around 5h 11m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Llanelli to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Llanelli to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£22 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Llantwit Major Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
First Cymru
Phone
+44 1792 57 22 55
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Llanelli, Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station O
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First Cymru
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station G to Bridgend, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First Cymru
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Llanelli to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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