There are 6 ways to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 63 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Pyle
  2. Take the line 63 bus from North Cornelly, Pil-y-Cynffig to Porthcawl, John Street 63

$14 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X11
  2. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Bridgend X10
  3. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street 63 / ...

$9 - $20

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$18 - $41

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Llanelli and Porthcawl is 24 miles. The road distance is 33 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Llanelli to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) and arriving at Porthcawl, John Street via Swansea Bus Station and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Llanelli, Wales and Porthcawl, Wales?

You can take a bus from Llanelli to Porthcawl via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station), Swansea Bus Station, Bridgend, and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llanelli to Pyle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from North Cornelly, Pil-y-Cynffig to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Derwen, Sarn Sainsbury to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Llanelli to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$70 - $100
uberX
$70 - $100
uberEXEC
$90 - $130
uberXL
$100 - $140
Taxi from Llanelli to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Andy's Taxis
Phone
+44 1554 741373
Matts Taxis Llanelli
Phone
+44 1554 757757

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